Packer must first be installed on the machine you want to run it on.
Build an Image
With Packer installed, let's build an Amazon EC2 AMI.
Packer fully supports automated provisioning in order to install software onto machines prior to turning them into images.
Packer templates can be parameterized using variables.
So far we've shown how Packer can automatically build an image and provision it. This on its own is already quite powerful. But Packer can do better than that. Packer can create multiple images for multiple platforms in parallel, all configured from a single template.
Post-Processors - Vagrant
Create a Vagrant box with Packer post-processors.