Download Source Code Packer 0.8.6
Mitchell Hashimoto is announcing that Packer with version number 0.8.6 is already available to download.
What is Packer ?
Packer is A Go-based toolkit for creating cross-platform machine/server images .
Packer can read on single configuration file and create identical machine/server images for multiple platforms at once.It’s great for quickly deploying operating systems, apps, server setups, etc. for various platforms.
This is changelog for Packer version 0.8.6 :
- WinRM: You can now connect via WinRM with almost every builder. See the docs for more info.
- Windows AWS Support: Windows AMIs can now be built without any external plugins: Packer will start a Windows instance, get the admin password, and can use WinRM (above) to connect through.
- Disable SSH: Set communicator to “none” in any builder to disable SSH connections. Note that provisioners won’t work if this is done.
- SSH Agent Forwarding: SSH Agent Forwarding will now be enabled to allow access to remote servers such as private git repos.
You can read the complete changelog and also download this latest version on their homepage: www.packer.io