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container (5) Versions 0.0.1

Installs lxc and offers containers as resource

cookbook 'container', '= 0.0.1', :supermarket
cookbook 'container', '= 0.0.1'
knife supermarket install container
knife supermarket download container
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LXC cookbook

Chef cookbook for managing lxc (linux containers)


This cookbook provides container resource/providers. Currently its
only tested on ubuntu 14.04. This cookbook uses native ruby bindings
for managing containers.

Following will create a ubuntu container named test-1

container 'test-1'

And following will create and start a ubuntu 10.04 container
container 'test-2' do
options(template: 'ubuntu', template_options: ['-r lucid'])
action [:create, :start]


container resource can have following actions:
- create default
- destroy
- start
- stop

And following attributes
- container_name name attribute, default to resource name
- options a hash of action specific parameters

The options attribute can take following parameters (as hash)
- for create action:
- template: name of the template that will be used for creating the container (e.g. ubuntu, fedora, oracle etc). Default is ubuntu.
- template_options: an array containing addiotional arguments that will be passed to template (use lxc-create -t foo --help to get the list of supported options for individual templates). Default is an empty array
- block_device: The backing storage device (e.g lvm, zfs etc). Default is nil
- flags: An integer flag passed to lxc-crate (currently only LXC::LXC_CREATE_QUIET is available)

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