Packer must first be installed on the machine you want to run it on.
Build an Image
With Packer installed, let's just dive right into it and build our first image. Packer can create images for many platforms...
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.
Create multiple images for multiple platforms in parallel, from one Packer template, by creating a source. Build Ubuntu and...
Packer also has the ability to modify the artifact of a build once the instance has been shut down