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Import Virtualbox Image Into Oracle VM

C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>VBoxManage.exe showhdinfo c:\DATA\VirtualBox_VMs\fc18\fc18.vdi
UUID:                 3909d478-3ba5-4de5-bda1-65e802451aa0
Accessible:           yes
Logical size:         8192 MBytes
Current size on disk: 6192 MBytes
Type:                 normal (base)
Storage format:       VDI
Format variant:       dynamic default
In use by VMs:        fc18 (UUID: 5cc6b364-e935-4d00-a10a-da6aa3e1592f)
Location:             C:\DATA\VirtualBox_VMs\fc18\fc18.vdi

C:\DATA\VirtualBox_VMs\fc18>"c:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage.exe" clonehd fc18.vmdk fc18.img --format raw

- Run Filezilla FTP server local. Setup an user and share folder.
- Import Virtual disk in OVMM ftp://anonymous:rr@/fc18/system.img
- Rename appropriately something like vmname_system.img
- Create VM and attach disk image(s).


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