Error creating Docker Machine host with Virtualbox drivers


I'm trying to create Docker Machine host with VirtualBox but when run: docker-machine create -d virtualbox dckr-host-1 appears this traceback error:

MacBook-Pro-de-Alberto:~ albertosanmartinmartinez$ docker-machine create -d virtualbox dckr-host-1
Running pre-create checks...
Creating machine...
(dckr-host-1) Copying /Users/albertosanmartinmartinez/.docker/machine/cache/boot2docker.iso to /Users/albertosanmartinmartinez/.docker/machine/machines/dckr-host-1/boot2docker.iso...
(dckr-host-1) Creating VirtualBox VM...
(dckr-host-1) Creating SSH key...
(dckr-host-1) Starting the VM...
(dckr-host-1) Check network to re-create if needed...
(dckr-host-1) Creating a new host-only adapter produced an error: /usr/local/bin/VBoxManage hostonlyif create failed:
(dckr-host-1) 0%...
(dckr-host-1) Progress state: NS_ERROR_FAILURE
(dckr-host-1) VBoxManage: error: Failed to create the host-only adapter
(dckr-host-1) VBoxManage: error: VBoxNetAdpCtl: Error while adding new interface: failed to open /dev/vboxnetctl: No such file or directory
(dckr-host-1) VBoxManage: error: Details: code NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005), component HostNetworkInterfaceWrap, interface IHostNetworkInterface
(dckr-host-1) VBoxManage: error: Context: "RTEXITCODE handleCreate(HandlerArg *)" at line 95 of file VBoxManageHostonly.cpp
(dckr-host-1) This is a known VirtualBox bug. Let's try to recover anyway...
Error creating machine: Error in driver during machine creation: Error setting up host only network on machine start: The host-only adapter we just created is not visible. This is a well known VirtualBox bug. You might want to uninstall it and reinstall at least version 5.0.12 that is is supposed to fix this issue

But the host are created, when run docker-machine ls appears:

dckr-host-1   -        virtualbox   Stopped                 Unknown   

I have uninstalled and reinstalled VirtualBox in the latest version 6.1 and restart the Docker and the laptop but the error persists.

Anybody could help me please ? Thanks in advance.


1 Answer


I'm on Mac laptop, I would say that when trying to download and install the ISO image it crashed.

To solve this:

System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> General -> Allow "Oracle" applications what are blocked.

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