Bonus Lesson: Updating Vagrant

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    with Emma Jane Westby
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    I sometimes find that the upgrade process
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    doesn't work for Vagrant.
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    In this case, you should go ahead and delete your previous binary
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    files or applications for Vagrant, and reinstall it
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    from the beginning.
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    There's two places on a Mac that you'll need to delete files
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    from-- both Applications/Vagrant and usr/bin/vagrant.
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    If I go up to go and hold down the Alt or Option key,
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    then I should be able to get a list of all of the places.
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Bonus Lesson: Updating Vagrant

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You can typically upgrade your Vagrant and VirtualBox installations without any problems. Occassionally you will run into problems though. If this does happen to you, you will want to remove all Vagrant and VirtualBox software, and then re-install it. Assuming you are using Configuration Management to provision your machines, the only thing you'll lose is your database.

Lesson Summary

You will need to delete files and applications as follows for OSX:

  • /Applications/VirtualBox.app
  • /Applications/Vagrant.app
  • /usr/bin/vagrant
  • ~/.vagrant.d
  • ~/VirtualBox VMs

Lesson Outcomes

By the end of this lesson, you will be able to remove relevant Vagrant from your system to prepare yourself for a clean installation.

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