Automation - Packer Solution

A lightweight, open-source custom image creation tool that helps you automate processes across multiple platforms

Contact sales

Solution Architecture

This solution uses the open-source tool Packer to automatically create custom images based on Alibaba Cloud infrastructure images or Image Market images. A template is used to define the provisioning of ECS instances and service installation. The template is reusable, releasing users from repetitive manual work. Custom images can be created for attached data disks and saved in RAW and VHD formats on either Windows or Linux platform.

Typical Uses

  • Auto-scaling
  • Hybrid cloud
  • Automated instance management