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From Abhinandan Prateek <>
Subject Re: building devcloud
Date Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:16:38 GMT

On 14/01/14 6:31 pm, "Rohit Yadav" <> wrote:

>Hi Abhi,
>The code to automate devcloud building never had worked for me which
>is why the last one I had published by created by hand [1]. At the
>time last year there was some issue with Ubuntu, so Debian instead was
>used. I can help create new version of DevCloud based on the same [1].
>I guess before building devcloud using vagrant you need to build a
>basebox based on the distro (ubuntu in this case) and then use that to
>create xenbox (looking at the code), checkout as well.
>I hope if we can use packer [2] which is a newer/better/faster way to
>build appliances, I think if you have a running VM one should be able
>to deploy on it using puppet configs in the dir (assuming the puppet
>stuff is fixed and works). Earlier I had created a skeletal automation
>infra based on (masterless) puppet and fabric which sets up a server
>for some config and does not assume if that is a VM or baremetal but
>that you've root/admin level access, I think this could be useful for
>anyone who wants to setup infra in this way [3].

Thanks Rohit, I just played with simstack as it was easy to build and run.
Next I am planning to play with the script for devcloud. I have gone thru
the elaborate documentation that you have put up.
Will keep you posted.



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