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VEMP is a Vagrant Box preloaded with Nginx, MySQL, and PHP. Designed as a quick in-place server for development.
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VEMP is a Vagrant Box preloaded with Ubuntu 12.04, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP. Designed as a quick infill development server, it's created for people who want the power of a Linux development VM on Vagrant without the hassle of Puppet, Chef, or Ansible.

Quick Start

  • Install Vagrant
  • Add the box: vagrant box add vemp
  • Go in to your site's root directory and create the VM: vagrant init vemp.
  • Start things up: vagrant up.
  • SSH In: vagrant ssh.
  • Start up Nginx: sudo service nginx restart.
  • You're good to go! You can access your site with


By default, VEMP creates a nginx virtualhost vagrant which is set to accept any hostname and serves from the /vagrant directory (which is the directory in which your Vagrantfile lives).

Packages Installed

git nginx_ensite python-software-properties php5-common php5-mysql php5-xmlrpc php5-cgi php5-curl php5-gd php5-cli php5-fpm php-apc php-pear php5-dev php5-imap php5-mcrypt mysql-server mysqltuner nginx

MySQL Defaults

The default root password is vagrant.

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