The software tool used for creating machine images for multiple virtualization platforms from a single configuration.

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Creating a Hyper-V Vagrant box from a vhdx

i have a vhdx, i want to create a vagrant box from it. this is my vhdx after i create vagrant box and vagrant file from that box how do i create the hyper-v virtual machine from it? how do i change ...
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Packer build hangs on SSH when building Win 2012 Server + Virtualbox

I'm trying to use virtualbox+packer+vagrant to automate the provisioning of VMs. I've got the json template setup to show the VM UI (so headless=false), and configured the autounattend.xml with my ...
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How to pass .HTTPIP and .HTTPPort as variables in Packer?

A common json file is used to create an Ubuntu and Centos system to prevent code duplication. The problem is that it does not seems to be possible to pass .HTTPIP and .HTTPPort as variables Steps to ...
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packer.io exit code of provisioning script

I got packer.io for building VM images. I provision VMs with shell script which uses puppet. Now sometimes there is situation where this provisioning script fails to provision VM correctly. I am ...
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VirtualBox Guest Addition failed to mount

I created a custom base box for Vagrant using packer and CentOS kickstart. After building the base box everything looks OK. ==> virtualbox-iso: Connected to SSH! ==> virtualbox-iso: Uploading ...
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Where do you place the “preseed.cfg” file?

I’m trying to create a Ubuntu Vagrant box using Packer. I’m confused about where to place the preseed.cfg file. Does it have to be in directory mentioned in http_directory?
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Networking not working on Packer created Ubuntu VirtualBox VM

I'm trying to build a VirtualBox Ubuntu VM using Packer. My image was successfully created and I configured it to use my Wi-Fi (Mac OS X AirPort) interface for bridged networking. However, after ...
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Packer build of a virtualbox windows 7 ISO hangs

When I am building a win 7 box using packer, it hangs waiting for SSH to be available: ==> virtualbox-iso: Downloading or copying Guest additions virtualbox-iso: Downloading or copying: ...
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How do I create seperate 7z files from each selected directory with 7zip command line?

FOR %i IN (*.*) DO 7z.exe a "%~ni.7z" "%i" Does the job for each selected file. However I've got tons of directories (with files inside them obviously) I need to pack. Say I have d:\dir1, d:\dir2, ...
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How do I convert my existing zip files to 7z with 7-zip comand line?

I'd like to convert a couple thousand zip files to 7z, with maximum compression and multithreading enabled. Also in another place. Like c:\temp\file.zip to f:\converted\file.7z
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How do I create separate zip files for each selected file/directory in 7zip?

This is the internal zip packer from Total Commander: However I want to use my 7zip packer. When I select 5 files, I get 5 separate .zip archives for each selected file. How do I do that in 7zip?
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Are there any 64-bit Executable Packers? [closed]

Is there a good, free packer out there for 64-bit executables? I'm looking for something like UPX, except that UPX doesn't seem to support 64-bit executables.