Tag Archive: VMware

Jun 07 2015

Easy importing of HoneyDrive to VMware Fusion

Hello honeypot enthusiasts, I was playing around with VMware Fusion today and I accidentally found out that it’s now super easy to create a VM using the HoneyDrive 3 OVA file. Note: I’m using VMware Fusion Professional Version 6.0.6 on OS X. After downloading the OVA file from SourceForge, just go to VMware Fusion’s “File” …

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Aug 02 2014

HoneyDrive 3 VMware guide

I’ve recently become a happy owner of VMware Fusion and my first goal was to see how can HoneyDrive be imported to it and used with the same features as those of VirtualBox (which I mainly use to develop HoneyDrive in the first place). So, here is a step by step guide for converting the HoneyDrive 3 …

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Jan 26 2013

Setup HoneyDrive on VMware (Workstation, ESXi, etc)

UPDATE: While this post and the methods described are still relevant, I have written a new guide here: HoneyDrive 3 VMware guide Many honeypot enthusiasts who wanted to try out HoneyDrive had difficulties importing the OVA file into VMware software like ESXi, Workstation, etc. I use VirtualBox to develop HoneyDrive and there seems to be …

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Sep 14 2012

Announcing HoneyDrive!

UPDATE: This post was about the server version of HoneyDrive which is no longer maintained. I have now released a HoneyDrive Desktop version based on Xubuntu Linux. HoneyDrive is a virtual hard disk drive (VMDK format) with Ubuntu Server 11.10 32-bit edition installed. It contains various honeypot systems such as Kippo SSH honeypot, Dionaea malware …

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Jun 15 2012

VMware’s VMDK to VirtualBox’s VDI

I recently had to demonstrate some web application security concepts and so decided to use OWASP Broken Web Apps project. The problem was that this came in VMware’s VMDK format while I use VirtualBox. Fortunately there is the command-line VBoxManage tool included in VirtualBox’s Linux distribution which can create a clone of a virtual hard …

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