March 29, 2020

Packer and the Ansible Provisioner

Playing with Packer Packer is some seriously magic stuff. It was the first HashiCorp product I ever used and continues to be one of my favorites. Recently, Packer got a version bump to 1.5 which included more than a few nice features. One of the bigger features was the inclusion of the JetBrains vSphere builder which I’ve covered a few times previously. This builder makes it wicked easy to build images on vSphere, and removes some of the more frustrating requirements around the previous version. Read more

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