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As per questions like this, cloning a VM in VirtualBox is possible, if not all that streightforward. However, everything I've seen indicates that before a VM is cloned, all the snapshots need to be folded back into a single disk image.

But, what if I don't want to? Suppose I want to keep my stack of snapshots on the original, and then clone that VM such that the clone also had the same stack of snapshots available? Is that possible?

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Why not just copy the whole directory and reimport it as a new virtual machine?

It should be a 1:1 copy with full snapshot history... You may just need manually give the Network card a new MAC though.

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If we're talking about running both the original and the copy on the same machine, I don't think VirtualBox likes having multiple virtual disks with the same UUID. – coneslayer Jul 16 '10 at 1:34

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