Installation fails on 10.13.x, 10.14.x (rc=-1908)

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Re: VirtualBox failed to install on Mac OS Catalina

Postby socratis » 22. Nov 2019, 09:37

Nov 21 11:01:48 dhcp-23-236 installd[881]: ./postflight: /Library/Application
Support/VirtualBox/VBoxDrv.kext failed to load - (libkern/kext) system policy prevents
; check the system/kernel logs for errors or try kextutil(8).

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Error installing Kali in VirtualBox (VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED)

Postby agricolaparra » 13. Jan 2020, 10:05

Hi everyone

I am trying to make a virtual machine with Kali in VirtualBox, but I get the following error when starting the machine:
Failed to open disk image file / Users / miguelito / Various Programs / kali-linux-2019.4-vbox-amd64.ova.

Could not get the storage format of the medium '/ Users / miguelito / Various Programs / kali-linux-2019.4-vbox-amd64.ova' (VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED).

Result code: VBOX_E_IPRT_ERROR (0x80BB0005)
Component: MediumWrap
Interface: IMedium {ad47ad09-787b-44ab-b343-a082a3f2dfb1}
Receiver: IVirtualBox {d0a0163f-e254-4e5b-a1f2-011cf991c38d}
RC receiver: VBOX_E_OBJECT_NOT_FOUND (0x80BB0001)

The image is downloaded as follows:

Can you help me and tell me what I am doing wrong?
Thank you
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Re: Installation fails on 10.13.x, 10.14.x (rc=-1908)

Postby buggs1a » 15. Jan 2020, 23:12

Install fails on Mac OS 10.15.x
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Re: Installation fails on 10.13.x, 10.14.x (rc=-1908)

Postby Nishu » 15. Mar 2020, 18:49

:D :D :D :D Working Fine
I found a useful link and working fine
So step is 1st install your virtual box let it be failed and exit.
oose “Security & Privacy” and go to the ‘General’ tab within the Security preference panel, then click the lock button and enter the administrator password
At the bottom of the Security General section, look for the message stating “System software from developer ‘Oracle America, Inc’ was blocked from loading” and click the “Allow” button
again run the setup you will get success
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Re: Installation fails on 10.13.x, 10.14.x (rc=-1908)

Postby camvirt » 23. Mar 2020, 10:03

On My Mac running 10.13.6 I get the message "the installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail" and my log has "org.virtualbox.kext.VBoxNetAdp failed security checks; failing."

My security & privacy panel has no indication of a kext being installed and has no allow option. Any suggsstions?
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