Welcome to our Hashicorp Packer Crash Course, where you’ll learn everything you need to know about Packer in just 30 minutes! This comprehensive tutorial will guide you through the process of building AWS Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) automatically with Packer. Packer is an open-source tool for creating identical machine images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration.
In this video, you’ll learn:
What is Packer? – Get an introduction to Packer, its purpose, and how it can simplify your infrastructure management.
What Packer Supports? – Discover the extensive list of platforms and providers that Packer supports, including major cloud providers and virtualization platforms.
A bit more deep dive into Packer’s supported platforms! – Learn the ins and outs of some of the most popular platforms Packer supports.
Installation and set-up – Follow step-by-step instructions on how to install Packer on your system and configure it for use.
Paker Components – Understand the key components of Packer, including builders, provisioners, and post-processors.
Demo: Generate AMI EC2 AMI automatically via Packer – Watch a live demonstration of how to create an AWS EC2 AMI automatically using Packer, making your deployment process more efficient and streamlined.
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By the end of this crash course, you’ll be well-equipped to use Packer in your infrastructure management, saving you time and effort. So, whether you’re a developer, DevOps engineer, or just someone who loves to automate processes, this tutorial is for you. Don’t forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more great content!
00:00 – Introduction
0:27 – What is Packer?
01:10 – What Packer Supports?
2:27 – Deep Dive into Packer’s Supported Platforms
3:31 – Installation and Set-up
5:58 – Paker Components (Templates)
7:32 – Variables
13:57 – Builders
15:15 – Source
17:02 – Build
19:19 – Provisioners
22:04 – Post-processors
24:56 – Demo: Generate AMI EC2 AMI Automatically via Packer
30:33 – Conclusion