Intro to Packer with AWS

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Learn the basics of using packer to create AMIs in AWS by setting up an AMI that runs a basic node web application.


  • 0:00​ Intro
  • 1:00 What is Packer
  • 2:39 Setting up the project
  • 4:28 Amazon Plugin
  • 5:15 Source Block
  • 7:39 Build Block
  • 9:29 Bash Script Provisioner
  • 10:40 File Provisioner
  • 16:20 Packer Build
  • 19:48 Local Variables
  • 21:10 Source AMI Filter
  • 23:57 Review


đŸ”—Other tutorials: Intro to Horizontal Scaling, Load Balancing, Immutable Infrastructure with AWS: Deploy Node app on AWS EC2 Amazon Linux 2 Intro to Terraform with AWS: Cloud Computing Playlist:

Variables and Outputs in Terraform: S3 and IAM with Terraform: Cloud-init and Terraform with AWS:

đŸ”—Installing Packer:

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