Guide – How To Start – Packer on CentOS 8.5 on Amazon

Configuration and connection to Packer on CentOS 8.5

  1. To work, you must open port 22 (TCP) in the network properties in the AWS firewall.After purchasing and starting the Container you should know its IP address. You can find it in the personal account of Azure. (You need to select the Container  from the list. By clicking the item “Overview”, your IP is displayed in the line of “IP Address”).
  1. To work with the server, you should connect to it via PuTTY (Download PuTTY)
  1. Go to the home page of “Session”, enter the IP address of the VM
  1. Go to section SSH on the left panel, and then in Auth. In the Auth section, click Browse and specify the path to the .ppk file you received earlier.
  1. In the console that opens, you must enter the standard login that appears when creating a virtual machine – centos.
  1. To verify that the virtual machine is running, enter the command:

> packer

  1. To view the version of the virtual machine, enter the command:

> packer –version

Now you can use Packer on Packer on CentOS 8.5 adapted for Amazon

For further interaction, please refer to the main documentation:

 Documentation | Packer by HashiCorp

If you have any questions, welcome to our community:

 Community | Packer by HashiCorp

Official website: Packer

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