A box is a Vagrant environment (bundle) containing a virtual environment (such as a virtual machine) for a specific provider (such as VirtualBox).
Boxes are available for development and test, do not use it for production.
Once a box is downloaded, it saved in ~/.vagrand.d/ directory.
Be careful boxes can be large in space, be sure to have enough hard drive space.
Official vmr boxes list is available here : https://app.vagrantup.com/VMR/
vmr boxes are identify by :
To get this list in R console:
<- vmrList() boxes_list boxes_list
To get information about a specific box:
Box download is automatic in a vmr environement, but if you need to download it manualy, you can:
You can manage downloaded boxes with this functions:
# List downloaded boxes vmrLocalBoxList() # Remove old boxes (not up to date) vmrLocalBoxPrune() # Remove a specific box vmrLocalBoxRemove(<box name>) # Download the last box version (use in a __vmr__ environment) vmrLocalBoxUpdate()