[CentOS-virt] Preferred method of provisioning VM images

Fri Jun 20 07:13:10 UTC 2014
Sven Kieske <S.Kieske at mittwald.de>

Am 18.06.2014 23:33, schrieb lee:
> No, I'm talking about an "installer" which can be used to create and to
> configure a VM image.  The resulting VM image would have all needed
> packages installed and be fully configured.

Yes, this is e.g. something you can do with saltstack salt-virt
or similar tools (especially the "fully configured" part).
but you could also use virt-builder/-installer + cloud-init
or various other tools.

> Does "provisioning VM images" not involve their creation?

No, not necessary.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Regards

Sven Kieske

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