Friday, 5 August 2011

Convert VMware vdk to virtualbox vdi file

So today I was messing about with metasplot+nessus and needed a confirmed target to check out, and found metasploitable - trouble is its only available as a VDK for vmware

the following can be used to convert it

sudo aptitude install qemu
qemu-img convert /tmp/Metasploitable/metasploitable.vmdk metasploitable.bin
VBoxManage convertdd metasploitable.bin metasploitable.vdi

and your done!

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