A while back I took the time to learn a bit of OpenStack’s Disk Image Builder. Recently I decided to give Packer a try to build templates for Proxmox and I decided to release the results as a Github repo. You can find the repo at https://github.com/dustinrue/proxmox-packer. The project allows you to build a mostly empty CentOS 7 or CentOS 8 template for Proxmox. You can further customize the image by expanding the provisioner section of the packer.json files.
diskimage-builder is an OS disk image building tool from the OpenStack project. diskimage-builder allows you to create customized OS disk images for a number of the larger Linux distributions that you can then use in basically any virtualization system including cloud providers like AWS and Azure. In this post I’m going to discuss how to get start with diskimage-builder.Continue reading