In this getting started guide, your project was always backed with VirtualBox. But Vagrant can work with a wide variety of backend providers, such as VMware, Hyper-V, and more. Read the page of each provider for more information on how to set them up.
Once you have a provider installed, you do not need to make any modifications
to your Vagrantfile, just
vagrant up with the proper provider and
Vagrant will do the rest:
$ vagrant up --provider=vmware_fusion
Once you run
vagrant up with another provider, every other Vagrant
command does not need to be told what provider to use. Vagrant can automatically
figure it out. So when you are ready to SSH or destroy or anything else,
just run the commands like normal, such as
vagrant destroy. No extra
For more information on providers, read the full documentation on providers.
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