Create AMIs from Vagrant EC2 boxes
Technically this plugin is already superseded by Packer which is a more general solution for creating various types of machine images.
However, Packer does not yet have the same level of provisioner support enjoyed by Vagrant. Until then, I need a simple way to make AMIs based on Vagrant EC2 boxes provisioned with Puppet and Chef, which can be called easily from Jenkins.
NOTE: This plugin requires Vagrant 1.2+,
- Create AMIs from Vagrant-managed EC2 instances
- Assign tags to newly-created AMIs
Install using standard Vagrant 1.1+ plugin installation methods. After bringing up an AwS instance issue the command to create the AMI as shown below.
$ vagrant plugin install vagrant-ami ... $ vagrant up --provider=aws ... $ vagrant create_ami --name my-ami --desc "My AMI" -- role=test,environment=dev ... $ vagrant destroy
vagrant-ami relies heavily on vagrant-aws, and reuses all of its configuration settings.