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Verbose logging will be much louder than normal Packer logs and isn't recommended for day-to-day operations. Use lowercase characters as well inside modifiers. By specifying a more specific OS type, VMware may perform some optimizations or virtual hardware changes to better support the operating system running in the virtual machine. Website: packer.io GitHub: github.com/mitchellh/packer IRC: #packer-tool on Freenode Mailing list: Google Groups Getting Support If you believe your build is failing as a result of a bug in Atlas, or would

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http_directory (string) - Path to a directory to serve using an HTTP server. Packer will try these in order. Sign in to comment Contact GitHub API Training Shop Blog About © 2016 GitHub, Inc. The address and port of the HTTP server will be available as variables in boot_command.

We recommend upgrading to the latest Safari, Google Chrome, or Firefox. guest_os_type (string) - The guest OS type being installed. Packer by default uses a safe, flexible VMX file. Error Starting Vm: Vmware Error: Error: The Operation Was Canceled I had this exact same message : Error starting VM: VMware error: Error: The operation was canceled Changing the guest_os_type fixed it. 👍 1 voiprodrigo commented Oct 18, 2016 Worked

Typically Packer builds that fail due to requesting hardware limits that exceed Atlas's hardware limitations will fail with a The operation was canceled error message as shown below: ... ==> vmware-iso: Vmware Error While Powering On The Operation Was Canceled By The User The value of this should be a duration. dantran commented Feb 14, 2016 @cbednarski please you advice which part of the code I need to look for? This only has an effect if remote_type is enabled.

It is an array only to improve readability within the template. Packer.io Github Reload to refresh your session. Press any key to continue. ==> vmware-iso: Pausing after run of step 'StepCreateFloppy'. HashiCorp Tools AWS, GCE, Azure, etc.

Vmware Error While Powering On The Operation Was Canceled By The User

By default this is empty. http://www.shogan.co.uk/vmware/troubleshooting-vmware-update-manager-errors/ Hardware Limitations Your build may be failing by requesting larger memory or disk usage then is available. Packer Logging remote_password - The SSH password for access to the remote machine. Packer Build Verbose Double check that the paths specified when you linked the GitHub repository match the actual paths to your template file.

This defaults to "packer". Name - The name of the virtual machine. dan-rose commented Sep 20, 2016 I too am having exactly the same issue with vmware-iso building a windows vm on esxi 5.1 2016/09/20 17:12:07 packer.exe: 2016/09/20 17:12:07 Deleting floppy disk: C:\Users\drose\AppData\Local\Temp\packer280311359 It can also build machines directly on VMware vSphere Hypervisor using SSH as opposed to the vSphere API. Packer Debug Ssh

By default this is "packer_cache". The boot command is "typed" character for character over a VNC connection to the machine, simulating a human actually typing the keyboard. Have added the files to gist michaeltlombardi commented Sep 20, 2016 Note: the issue persists after upgrading the ESXi node to v6 lomeroe commented Oct 7, 2016 I had the same AWS keypairs should match, SSH usernames should be correct, passwords should match, etc.

Before using this option, you need to install ovftool. Packer Waiting For Ssh To Become Available remote_type (string) - The type of remote machine that will be used to build this VM rather than a local desktop product. Internal Errors This is a short list of internal errors and what they mean.

However, please note that despite the appearance of the word "vagrant" in my log file I'm not using vagrant.

This will be ignored if iso_checksum is non empty. Using symlinks inside of the packer directory, or the root of the repository, if the packer directory is unspecified, will result in this internal error. dantran referenced this issue Feb 23, 2016 Closed [driver_esx5] dont check for power_on error to force retry #3157 Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Packer Template Variables This is actually a working boot command used to start an Ubuntu 12.04 installer: [ "", "/install/vmlinuz noapic ", "preseed/url=http://{{ .HTTPIP }}:{{ .HTTPPort }}/preseed.cfg ", "debian-installer=en_US auto locale=en_US kbd-chooser/method=us ", "hostname={{

By default packer will use 127.0.0.1 for this. remote_private_key_file - The SSH key for access to the remote machine. Default value is '9'. All files listed in this setting get placed into the root directory of the floppy and the floppy is attached as the first floppy device.

If relative, the path is relative to the working directory when packer is executed. remote_host (string) - The host of the remote machine used for access. Sign in to comment Contact GitHub API Training Shop Blog About © 2016 GitHub, Inc. format (string) - Either "ovf", "ova" or "vmx", this specifies the output format of the exported virtual machine.

This option is for advanced usage, modify only if you know what you're doing. I resolved it by creating a folder in my working directory with the name listed after the "GetFileAttributeEx" (output-vmware-iso in my case): Error 2016/10/06 15:20:30 packer.exe: 2016/10/06 15:20:30 Deleting floppy disk: But for advanced users, this template can be customized. Sign in to comment Contact GitHub API Training Shop Blog About © 2016 GitHub, Inc.

Other Software Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc. This directory must not exist or be empty prior to running the builder. disk_additional_size (array of integers) - The size(s) of any additional hard disks for the VM in megabytes. I had to double check and make sure I didn't include a null link on accident.

An example below, based on RHEL: { "builders": [ { "type":"vmware-iso", "floppy_files": [ "folder/ks.cfg" ], "boot_command": " text ks=floppy " } ] } It's also worth noting that ks=floppy has been This example is not functional. Incapsula incident ID: 282000250093980758-147239093902377367 Skip to content Ignore Learn more Please note that GitHub no longer supports old versions of Firefox. In certain rare cases, this might actually end up making the resulting disks slightly larger.

Personal Open source Business Explore Sign up Sign in Pricing Blog Support Search GitHub This repository Watch 363 Star 5,832 Fork 1,424 mitchellh/packer Code Issues 491 Pull requests 61 Projects This is for advanced users only as this can render the virtual machine non-functional. Press any key to continue. ==> vmware-iso: Pausing after run of step 'StepSuppressMessages'. I would like to get this fixed by providing PR packer collaborator rickard-von-essen commented Feb 14, 2016 @dantran I would start with reviewing the code from step_shutdown and all following steps,

Only one of iso_url or iso_urls can be specified.