Today we will be diving into each section of our packer json file and their purpose. This is the third post of a planned four part series: Let’s Build an image pipeline! (part 1) – Setting up the Jenkins CICD pipeline Let’s Build an image pipeline! (part 1.5) – Jenkins needs some credentials! Let’s Build an image …Read More
Sorry for the delay in getting part two published, life had been busy the past week or so. Today we are going to build upon what we covered in part one, namely the pieces of the code and/or things you need to adapt about the packer template file for it to be functional for your environment.
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Imagine a world where the next meltdown level vulnerability is announced and you have to patch your image 5 minutes ago. You calmly run a script to force approve patches in your patch manager and 45 minutes later the base template you deploy from in vSphere is updated and all new machines are based on the new image, …Read More