How to use Packer with your Orka environment

The Orka Packer Plugin works with Packer and lets you automate the creation of Orka golden images.

Tired of manually configuring and building your Orka images? The Orka Packer plugin is a great tool to use for automating your image builds. Not only is it easy to use and a great addition to any CI/CD pipeline, it can be used with additional plugins, such as Jenkins.



Orka 3.1.x and above requires version3.0.0+of the plugin.

Working with the Plugin



Make sure that your local environment is connected to your Orka environment through VPN. You can use a VPN client to establish temporary connectivity, or you can create a site-to-site VPN tunnel to keep the connection alive at all times.

For latest information on installing the plugin, please visit Orka Packer Plugin Installation

For latest information on using the plugin, please visit Orka Packer Plugin Usage

For latest information on configuring the plugin, please visit Orka Packer Plugin Configuration



The Orka Packer Plugin is open-sourced under the GNU GPL v3 license.

To raise an issue with the plugin feel free to describe it by opening a new issue in the Github repository.
To contribute to the source code by fixing a bug or adding a feature, review the CONTRIBUTING guidelines.

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