This article gives the procedure to import a VHD virtual machine image into VirtualBox. This process assumes that you have already exported the VHD from the Datto appliance and have copied that VHD file from the Datto appliance to a Windows machine.
Importing VHD into VirtualBox
Open VirtualBox, and click the New button, as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1 - Creating a new virtualization
You will see the Create Virtual Machine dialog box, as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2 - Create Virtual Machine.
In this window, enter a name for your VM, then choose the operating system and version of the machine you want to virtualize. Then, click Next.
Figure 3 - Allocate RAM
Select how much RAM to allocate for the Virtual Machine, and then click Next. You will see the Hard Drive selection dialog, as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4 - Choose virtual hard drive file
Select the option to Use an existing virtual hard drive file. Then, navigate to the VHD file. When you are ready, click Create. You will return to the VirtualBox Manager window, as shown in Figure 5.
Figure 5 - Start VM
Click Start to boot the VM.