[CentOS-virt] Preferred method of provisioning VM images

Wed Jun 18 07:49:43 UTC 2014
Sven Kieske <S.Kieske at mittwald.de>

Am 17.06.2014 19:31, schrieb lee:
> How about some sort of package management that lets you define and
> configure the VM?
> This is currently done from "the inside", i. e. when the VM is running,
> with whatever installer and package manager a distribution comes
> with.
> Why not do it from "the outside", i. e. before the VM even exists,
> creating it in the process?  Define some sort of API so that the same
> "VM creator tool" could be used with different distributions.

I believe you are talking about a bootstrapped minimal installation
and than managing this via a config management tool like puppet, chef
etc. ?

Nevertheless I think this gets really off topic and out of scope.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Regards

Sven Kieske

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