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  • v0.12.3 Changes

    March 01, 2017

    BACKWARDS INCOMPATIBILITIES:

    • 0๏ธโƒฃ provisioner/ansible: by default, the staging dir will be randomized. [GH-4472]

    ๐Ÿ”‹ FEATURES:

    • ๐Ÿ†• New builder: ebs-surrogate for building AMIs from EBS volumes. [GH-4351]

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ IMPROVEMENTS:

    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon-chroot: support encrypted boot volume. [GH-4584]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Add BuildRegion and SourceAMI template variables. [GH-4399]
    • ๐Ÿ builder/amazon: Change EC2 Windows password timeout to 20 minutes. [GH-4590]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: enable ena when enhanced_networking is set. [GH-4578]
    • builder/azure:: add two new config variables for temp_compute_name and temp_resource_group_name. [GH-4468]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: create export dir if needed. [GH-4439]
    • builder/googlecompute: Add on_host_maintenance option. [GH-4544]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: add reuse_ips option to try to re-use existing IPs. [GH-4564]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware-esxi: try for longer to connect to vnc port. [GH-4480] [GH-4610]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: allow extra options for ovftool. [GH-4536]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: don't cache ip address so we know if it changes. [GH-4532]
    • ๐Ÿณ communicator/docker: preserve file mode. [GH-4443]
    • communicator/ssh: Use SSH agent when enabled for bastion step. [GH-4598]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ communicator/winrm: support ProxyFromEnvironment. [GH-4463]
    • ๐Ÿ’ป core: don't show ui color if we're not colorized. [GH-4525]
    • core: make VNC links clickable in terminal. [GH-4497] [GH-4498]
    • ๐Ÿ“„ docs: add community page. [GH-4550]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ post-processor/amazon-import: support AMI attributes on import [GH-4216]
    • ๐Ÿณ post-processor/docker-import: print stderr on docker import failure. [GH-4529]

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon-ebsvolume: Fix interpolation of block_device. [GH-4464]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Fix ssh agent authentication. [GH-4597]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: Don't force tag if using a docker version that doesn't support it. [GH-4560]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/googlecompute: fix bug when creating image from custom image_family. [GH-4518]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox: remove guest additions before saving image. [GH-4496]
    • core: always check for an error first when walking a path. [GH-4467]
    • โšก๏ธ core: update crypto/ssh lib to fix large file uploads. [GH-4546]
    • provisioner/chef-client: only upload knife config if we're cleaning. [GH-4534]
  • v0.12.2 Changes

    January 20, 2017

    ๐Ÿ”‹ FEATURES:

    • ๐Ÿ†• New builder: triton for building images for Joyent Triton. [GH-4325]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New provisioner: converge for provisioning with converge.sh. [GH-4326]

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ IMPROVEMENTS:

    • builder/hyperv-iso: add iso_target_extension option. [GH-4294]
    • ๐Ÿ“‡ builder/openstack: Add support for instance metadata. [GH-4361]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: Attempt to use existing floating IPs before allocating a new one. [GH-4357]
    • builder/parallels-iso: add iso_target_extension option. [GH-4294]
    • builder/qemu: add iso_target_extension option. [GH-4294]
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ builder/qemu: add use_default_display option for osx compatibility. [GH-4293]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Detect input disk image format during copy/convert. [GH-4343]
    • builder/virtualbox-iso: add iso_target_extension option. [GH-4294]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox: add skip_export option to skip exporting the VM after build completes. [GH-4339]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware & builder/qemu: Allow configurable delay between keystrokes when typing boot command. [GH-4403]
    • builder/vmware-iso: add iso_target_extension option. [GH-4294]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware-iso: add skip_export option to skip exporting the VM after build completes. [GH-4378]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Try to use ip address to find host IP. [GH-4411]
    • common/step_http_server: set PACKER_HTTP_ADDR env var for accessing http server from inside builder. [GH-4409]
    • provisioner/powershell: Allow equals sign in value of environment variables. [GH-4328]
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ provisioner/puppet-server: Add default facts. [GH-4286]

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon-chroot: Panic in AMI region copy step. [GH-4341]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Crashes when new EBS vols are used. [GH-4308]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Fix crash in amazon-instance. [GH-4372]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: fix run volume tagging [GH-4420]
    • builder/amazon: fix when using non-existent security_group_id. [GH-4425]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Properly error if we don't have the ec2:DescribeSecurityGroups permission. [GH-4304]
    • ๐Ÿ”’ builder/amazon: Properly wait for security group to exist. [GH-4369]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: Fix crash when performing log in to ECR with an invalid URL. [GH-4385]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: fix for finding resource by ID. [GH-4301]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Explicitly set WinRMPort for StepConnect. [GH-4321]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox: Explicitly set WinRMPort for StepConnect. [GH-4321]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox: Pause between each boot command element in -debug. [GH-4346]
    • ๐Ÿ builder/vmware builder/parallels: Fix hang when shutting down windows in certain cases. [GH-4436]
    • command/push: Don't interpolate variables when pushing. [GH-4389]
    • common/step_http_server: make port range inclusive. [GH-4398]
    • โšก๏ธ communicator/winrm: update winrm client, resolving MaxMemoryPerShellMB errors and properly error logging instead of panicking. [GH-4412] [GH-4424]
    • ๐Ÿ provider/windows-shell: Allows equals sign in env var value. [GH-4423]
  • v0.12.1 Changes

    December 15, 2016

    BACKWARDS INCOMPATIBILITIES:

    • ssh_username is now required if using communicator ssh. [GH-4172]
    • builder/amazon: Change shutdown_behaviour to shutdown_behavior. Run "packer fix template.json" to migrate a template. [GH-4285]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: No long supports the api_key option for rackspace. [GH-4283]
    • post-processor/manifest: Changed filename field to be output, to be more consistent with other post-processors. packer fix will fix this for you. [GH-4192]
    • ๐Ÿ— post-processor/shell-local: Now runs per-builder instead of per-file. The filename is no longer passed in as an argument to the script, but instead needs to be gleaned from the manifest post-processor. [GH-4189]

    ๐Ÿ”‹ FEATURES:

    • ๐Ÿ†• New builder: "Hyper-V" Added new builder for Hyper-V on Windows. [GH-2576]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New builder: "1&1" Added new builder for 1&1. [GH-4163]

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ IMPROVEMENTS:

    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon-ebs: Support specifying KMS key for encryption. [GH-4023]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon-ebsvolume: Add artifact output. [GH-4141]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Add snapshot_tag overrides. [GH-4015]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Added new region London - eu-west-2. [GH-4284]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Added ca-central-1 to list of known aws regions. [GH-4274]
    • โœ‚ builder/amazon: Adds force_delete_snapshot flag to also cleanup snapshots if we're removing a preexisting image, as with force_deregister_image. [GH-4223]
    • ๐Ÿ‘‰ builder/amazon: Support snapshot_users and snapshot_groups for sharing ebs snapshots. [GH-4243]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/cloudstack: Support reusing an already associated public IP. [GH-4149]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: Introduce docker commit changes, author, and message. [GH-4202]
    • builder/googlecompute: Support source_image_family. [GH-4162]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/googlecompute: enable support for Google Compute XPN. [GH-4288]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: Added image_members to add new members to image after it's created. [GH-4283]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: Added image_visibility field to specify visibility of created image. [GH-4283]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: Automatically reauth as needed. [GH-4262]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox-ovf: Can now give a URL to an ova file. [GH-3982]
    • communicator/ssh: adds ability to download download directories and wildcards, fix destination file mode (not hardcoded anymore). [GH-4210]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ post-processor/shell-local: support spaces in script path. [GH-4144]
    • provisioner/ansible: Allow winrm communicator. [GH-4209]
    • provisioner/salt: Bootstrap fallback on wget if curl failed. [GH-4244]

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • builder/amazon: Correctly assign key from ssh_keypair_name to source instance. [GH-4222]
    • builder/amazon: Fix source_ami_filter ignores owners. [GH-4235]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Fix launching spot instances in EC2 Classic [GH-4204]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Fix issue where multiple commands on a single line in boot_command wouldn't be parsed correctly. [GH-4269]
    • core: Unbreak glob patterns in floppy_files. [GH-3890]
    • post-processor/checksum: cleanup, and fix output to specified file with more than one artifacts. [GH-4210]
    • post-processor/checksum: reset hash after each artifact file. [GH-4210]
    • provisioner/file: fix for directory download. [GH-4210]
    • provisioner/file: fix issue uploading multiple files to a directory, mentioned in [GH-4049]. [GH-4210]
    • provisioner/shell: Treat disconnects as retryable when running cleanup. If you have a reboot in your script, we'll now wait until the host is available before attempting to cleanup the script. [GH-4197]
  • v0.12.0 Changes

    November 15, 2016

    ๐Ÿ”‹ FEATURES:

    • ๐Ÿ†• New builder: "cloudstack" Can create new templates for use with CloudStack taking either an ISO or existing template as input. [GH-3909]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New builder: "profitbricks" Builder for creating images in the ProfitBricks cloud. [GH-3660]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New builder: "amazon-ebsvolume" Can create Amazon EBS volumes which are preinitialized with a filesystem and data. [GH-4088]

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ IMPROVEMENTS:

    • ๐Ÿ“Š builder/amazon: Allow polling delay override with AWS_POLL_DELAY_SECONDS. [GH-4083]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Allow use of local SSH Agent. [GH-4050]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Dynamic source AMI [GH-3817]
    • builder/amazon: Show AMI ID found when using source_ami_filter. [GH-4096]
    • builder/googlecompute: Support ssh_private_key_file in communicator. [GH-4101]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/googlecompute: Support custom scopes. [GH-4043]
    • command/push: Fix variable pushes to Atlas. Still needs Atlas server to be updated before the issue will be fixed completely. [GH-4089]
    • ๐ŸŽ communicator/ssh: Improved SSH upload performance. [GH-3940]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ contrib/azure-setup.sh: Support for azure-cli 0.10.7. [GH-4133]
    • ๐Ÿ“„ docs: Fix command line variable docs. [GH-4143]
    • ๐Ÿ›  post-processor/vagrant: Fixed inconsistency between vagrant-libvirt driver and packer QEMU accelerator. [GH-4104]
    • ๐Ÿšš provisioner/ansible: Move info messages to log [GH-4123]
    • provisioner/puppet: Add puppet_bin_dir option. [GH-4014]
    • provisioner/salt: Add salt_call_args option. [GH-4158]

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Fixed an error where we wouldn't fail the build even if we timed out waiting for the temporary security group to become available. [GH-4099]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Properly cleanup temporary key pairs. [GH-4080]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: Fix issue where we'd hang waiting for a startup script which doesn't exist. [GH-4102]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Fix keycodes for ctrl, shift and alt keys. [GH-4115]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Fix keycodes for ctrl, shift and alt keys. [GH-4115]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Fixed build error when shutting down. [GH-4041]
    • common/step_create_floppy: Fixed support for 1.44MB floppies on Windows. [GH-4135]
    • ๐Ÿ›  post-processor/googlecompute-export: Fixes scopes. [GH-4147]
    • โช provisioner/powershell: Reverted [GH-3371] fixes quoting issue. [GH-4069]
    • ๐Ÿ scripts: Fix build under Windows for go 1.5. [GH-4142]
  • v0.11.0 Changes

    October 21, 2016

    BACKWARDS INCOMPATIBILITIES:

    • ๐Ÿ”ง VNC and VRDP-like features in VirtualBox, VMware, and QEMU now configurable but bind to 127.0.0.1 by default to improve security. See the relevant builder docs for more info.
    • ๐Ÿ— Docker builder requires Docker > 1.3
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ provisioner/chef-solo: default staging directory renamed to packer-chef-solo. [GH-3971]

    ๐Ÿ”‹ FEATURES:

    • ๐Ÿ†• New Checksum post-processor: Create a checksum file from your build artifacts as part of your build. [GH-3492] [GH-3790]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New build flag -on-error to allow inspection and keeping artifacts on builder errors. [GH-3885]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New Google Compute Export post-processor: exports an image from a Packer googlecompute builder run and uploads it to Google Cloud Storage. [GH-3760]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New Manifest post-processor: writes metadata about packer's output artifacts data to a JSON file. [GH-3651]

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ IMPROVEMENTS:

    • builder/amazon: Added disable_stop_instance option to prevent automatic shutdown when the build is complete. [GH-3352]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Added shutdown_behavior option to support stop or terminate at the end of the build. [GH-3556]
    • builder/amazon: Added skip_region_validation option to allow newer or custom AWS regions. [GH-3598]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Added us-east-2 and ap-south-1 regions. [GH-4021] [GH-3663]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Support building from scratch with amazon-chroot builder. [GH-3855] [GH-3895]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Support create an AMI with an encrypt_boot volume. [GH-3382]
    • builder/azure: Add os_disk_size_gb. [GH-3995]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Add location to setup script. [GH-3803]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Allow user to set custom data. [GH-3996]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Made tenant_id optional. [GH-3643]
    • builder/azure: Now pre-validates capture_container_name and capture_name_prefix [GH-3537]
    • ๐Ÿš€ builder/azure: Removed superfluous polling code for deployments. [GH-3638]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Support for a user defined VNET. [GH-3683]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Support for custom images. [GH-3575]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: tag all resources. [GH-3764]
    • builder/digitalocean: Added user_data_file support. [GH-3933]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/digitalocean: Fixes timeout waiting for snapshot. [GH-3868]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/digitalocean: Use state_timeout for unlock and off transitions. [GH-3444]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: Improved support for Docker pull from Amazon ECR. [GH-3856]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: Add -force option to delete old image before creating new one. [GH-3918]
    • ๐Ÿ“‡ builder/google: Add image license metadata. [GH-3873]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: Added support for image_family [GH-3531]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: Added support for startup scripts. [GH-3639]
    • ๐Ÿ builder/google: Create passwords for Windows instances. [GH-3932]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: Enable to select NVMe images. [GH-3338]
    • ๐Ÿ“‡ builder/google: Signal that startup script fished via metadata. [GH-3873]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: Use gcloud application default credentials. [GH-3655]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: provision VM without external IP address. [GH-3774]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/null: Can now be used with WinRM. [GH-2525]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: Added support for ssh_password instead of generating ssh keys. [GH-3976]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/parallels: Add support for ctrl, shift and alt keys in boot_command. [GH-3767]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/parallels: Copy directories recursively with floppy_dirs. [GH-2919]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/parallels: Now pauses between boot_command entries when running with -debug [GH-3547]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/parallels: Support future versions of Parallels by using the latest driver. [GH-3673]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Add support for ctrl, shift and alt keys in boot_command. [GH-3767]
    • builder/qemu: Added vnc_bind_address option. [GH-3574]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Copy directories recursively with floppy_dirs. [GH-2919]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Now pauses between boot_command entries when running with -debug [GH-3547]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Specify disk format when starting qemu. [GH-3888]
    • builder/virtualbox-iso: Added hard_drive_nonrotational and hard_drive_discard options to enable trim/discard. [GH-4013]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox-iso: Added keep_registered option to skip cleaning up the image. [GH-3954]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox: Add support for ctrl, shift and alt keys in boot_command. [GH-3767]
    • builder/virtualbox: Added post_shutdown_delay option to wait after shutting down to prevent issues removing floppy drive. [GH-3952]
    • builder/virtualbox: Added vrdp_bind_address option. [GH-3566]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox: Copy directories recursively with floppy_dirs. [GH-2919]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox: Now pauses between boot_command entries when running with -debug [GH-3542]
    • builder/vmware-vmx: Added tools_upload_flavor and tools_upload_path to docs.
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Add support for ctrl, shift and alt keys in boot_command. [GH-3767]
    • builder/vmware: Added vnc_bind_address option. [GH-3565]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Adds passwords for VNC. [GH-2325]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Copy directories recursively with floppy_dirs. [GH-2919]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Handle connection to VM with more than one NIC on ESXi [GH-3347]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Now paused between boot_command entries when running with -debug [GH-3542]
    • ๐Ÿ”Œ core: Supress plugin discovery from plugins. [GH-4002]
    • โœ… core: Test floppy disk files actually exist. [GH-3756]
    • ๐ŸŒฒ core: setting PACKER_LOG=0 now disables logging. [GH-3964]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ post-processor/amazon-import: Support ami_name for naming imported AMI. [GH-3941]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ post-processor/compress: Added support for bgzf compression. [GH-3501]
    • ๐Ÿณ post-processor/docker: Improved support for Docker push to Amazon ECR. [GH-3856]
    • ๐Ÿณ post-processor/docker: Preserve tags when running docker push. [GH-3631]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ post-processor/vagrant: Added vsphere-esx hosts to supported machine types. [GH-3967]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ provisioner/ansible-local: Support for ansible-galaxy. [GH-3350] [GH-3836]
    • ๐ŸŒฒ provisioner/ansible: Improved logging and error handling. [GH-3477]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ provisioner/ansible: Support scp. [GH-3861]
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ provisioner/chef: Added knife_command option and added a correct default value for Windows. [GH-3622]
    • ๐Ÿ provisioner/chef: Installs 64bit chef on Windows if available. [GH-3848]
    • provisioner/file: Now makes destination directory. [GH-3692]
    • provisioner/puppet: Added execute_command option. [GH-3614]
    • provisioner/salt: Added custom_state to specify state to run instead of highstate. [GH-3776]
    • provisioner/shell: Added expect_disconnect flag to fail if remote unexpectedly disconnects. [GH-4034]
    • scripts: Added help target to Makefile. [GH-3290]
    • ๐Ÿ‘€ vendor: Moving from Godep to govendor. See CONTRIBUTING.md for details. [GH-3956]
    • website: code examples now use inconsolata. Improve code font rendering on linux.

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Add 0.5 cents to discovered spot price. [GH-3662]
    • builder/amazon: Allow using ssh_private_key_file and ssh_password. [GH-3953]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Fix packer crash when waiting for SSH. [GH-3865]
    • builder/amazon: Honor ssh_private_ip flag in EC2-Classic. [GH-3752]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Properly clean up EBS volumes on failure. [GH-3789]
    • builder/amazon: Use temporary_key_pair_name when specified. [GH-3739]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: retry creating tags on images since the images might take some time to become available. [GH-3938]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Fix authorization setup script failing to creating service principal. [GH-3812]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: check for empty resource group. [GH-3606]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: fix token validity test. [GH-3609]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: Fix file provisioner dotfile matching. [GH-3800]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: fix docker builder with ansible provisioner. [GH-3476]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Don't fail on communicator set to none. [GH-3681]
    • builder/qemu: Make ssh_host_port_max an inclusive bound. [GH-2784]
    • builder/virtualbox: Make ssh_host_port_max an inclusive bound. [GH-2784]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox: Respect ssh_host [GH-3617]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Do not add remotedisplay.vnc.ip to VMX data on ESXi [GH-3740]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Don't check for poweron errors on ESXi. [GH-3195]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: Re-introduce case sensitive VMX keys. [GH-2707]
    • builder/vmware: Respect ssh_host/winrm_host on ESXi. [GH-3738]
    • command/push: Allows dot (.) in image names. [GH-3937]
    • common/iso_config: fix potential panic when iso checksum url was given but not the iso url. [GH-4004]
    • ๐Ÿ›  communicator/ssh: fixed possible panic when reconnecting fails. [GH-4008]
    • communicator/ssh: handle error case where server closes the connection but doesn't give us an error code. [GH-3966]
    • post-processor/shell-local: Do not set execute bit on artifact file. [GH-3505]
    • post-processor/vsphere: Fix upload failures with vsphere. [GH-3321]
    • provisioner/ansible: Properly set host key checking even when a custom ENV is specified. [GH-3568]
    • provisioner/file: Fix directory download. [GH-3899]
    • ๐Ÿ›  provisioner/powershell: fixed issue with setting environment variables. [GH-2785]
    • website: improved rendering on iPad. [GH-3780]
  • v0.10.2 Changes

    September 20, 2016

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • Rebuilding with OS X Sierra and go 1.7.1 to fix bug in Sierra
  • v0.10.1 Changes

    May 07, 2016

    ๐Ÿ”‹ FEATURES:

    • ๐Ÿ azure-arm builder: Can now build Windows images, and supports additional configuration. Please refer to the documentation for details.

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ IMPROVEMENTS:

    • core: Added support for ATLAS_CAFILE and ATLAS_CAPATH [GH-3494]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Improved build cancellation and cleanup of partially- provisioned resources. [GH-3461]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Improved logging. [GH-3461]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Added support for US Government and China clouds. [GH-3461]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Users may now specify an image version. [GH-3461]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/azure: Added device login. [GH-3461]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: Added privileged build option. [GH-3475]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: Packer now identifies its version to the service. [GH-3465]
    • provisioner/shell: Added remote_folder and remote_file options [GH-3462]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ post-processor/compress: Added support for bgzf format and added format option. [GH-3501]

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • core: Fix hang after pressing enter key in -debug mode. [GH-3346]
    • provisioner/chef: Use custom values for remote validation key path [GH-3468]
  • v0.10.0 Changes

    March 14, 2016

    BACKWARDS INCOMPATIBILITIES:

    • ๐Ÿ— Building Packer now requires go >= 1.5 (>= 1.6 is recommended). If you want to continue building with go 1.4 you can remove the azurearmbuilder line from command/plugin.go.

    ๐Ÿ”‹ FEATURES:

    • ๐Ÿ†• New azure-arm builder: Build virtual machines in Azure Resource Manager

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ IMPROVEMENTS:

    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: Added support for disk_type [GH-2830]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: Added support for retrieving the Administrator password when using WinRM if no winrm_password is set. [GH-3209]
    • provisioner/ansible: Added the empty_groups parameter. [GH-3232]
    • provisioner/ansible: Added the user parameter. [GH-3276]
    • ๐Ÿ—„ provisioner/ansible: Don't use deprecated ssh option with Ansible 2.0 [GH-3291]
    • provisioner/puppet-masterless: Add ignore_exit_codes parameter. [GH-3349]

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • ๐Ÿ— builders/parallels: Handle output_directory containing . and .. [GH-3239]
    • provisioner/ansible: os.Environ() should always be passed to the ansible command. [GH-3274]
  • v0.9.0 Changes

    February 19, 2016

    BACKWARDS INCOMPATIBILITIES:

    • ๐Ÿ”Œ Packer now ships as a single binary, including plugins. If you install packer 0.9.0 over a previous packer installation, you must delete all of the packer-* plugin files or packer will load out-of-date plugins from disk.
    • ๐Ÿš€ Release binaries are now provided via https://releases.hashicorp.com.
    • Packer 0.9.0 is now built with Go 1.6.
    • ๐Ÿ”Œ core: Plugins that implement the Communicator interface must now implement a DownloadDir method. [GH-2618]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Inline user_data for EC2 is now base64 encoded automatically. [GH-2539]
    • builder/parallels: parallels_tools_host_path and guest_os_distribution have been replaced by guest_os_type; use packer fix to update your templates. [GH-2751]

    ๐Ÿ”‹ FEATURES:

    • ๐Ÿ Chef on Windows: The chef provisioner now has native support for Windows using Powershell and WinRM. [GH-1215]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New vmware-esxi feature: Packer can now export images from vCloud or vSphere during the build. [GH-1921]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New Ansible Provisioner: ansible provisioner supports remote provisioning to keep your build image cleaner. [GH-1969]
    • ๐Ÿ†• New Amazon Import post-processor: amazon-import allows you to upload an OVA-based VM to Amazon EC2. [GH-2962]
    • Shell Local post-processor: shell-local allows you to run shell commands on the host after a build has completed for custom packaging or publishing of your artifacts. [GH-2706]
    • Artifice post-processor: Override packer artifacts during post- processing. This allows you to extract artifacts from a packer builder and use them with other post-processors like compress, docker, and Atlas.

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ IMPROVEMENTS:

    • ๐Ÿ”Œ core: Packer plugins are now compiled into the main binary, reducing file size and build times, and making packer easier to install. The overall plugin architecture has not changed and third-party plugins can still be loaded from disk. Please make sure your plugins are up-to-date! [GH-2854]
    • ๐Ÿ“œ core: Packer now indicates line numbers for template parse errors. [GH-2742]
    • core: Scripts are executed via /usr/bin/env bash instead of /bin/bash for broader compatibility. [GH-2913]
    • ๐Ÿ— core: target_path for builder downloads can now be specified. [GH-2600]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ core: WinRM communicator now supports HTTPS protocol. [GH-3061]
    • core: Template syntax errors now show line, column, offset. [GH-3180]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ core: SSH communicator now supports downloading directories. [GH-2618]
    • โšก๏ธ builder/amazon: Add support for ebs_optimized [GH-2806]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: You can now specify 0 for spot_price to switch to on demand instances. [GH-2845]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Added ap-northeast-2 (Seoul) [GH-3056]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: packer will try to derive the AZ if only a subnet is specified. [GH-3037]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/digitalocean: doubled instance wait timeouts to power off or shutdown (now 4 minutes) and to complete a snapshot (now 20 minutes) [GH-2939]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: account_file can now be provided as a JSON string [GH-2811]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: added support for preemptible instances. [GH-2982]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/google: added support for static external IPs via address option [GH-3030]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: added retry on WaitForImage 404. [GH-3009]
    • builder/openstack: Can specify source_image_name instead of the ID [GH-2577]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/openstack: added support for SSH over IPv6. [GH-3197]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/parallels: Improve support for Parallels 11. [GH-2662]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/parallels: Parallels disks are now compacted by default. [GH-2731]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/parallels: Packer will look for Parallels in /Applications/Parallels Desktop.app if it is not detected automatically [GH-2839]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: qcow2 images are now compacted by default. [GH-2748]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: qcow2 images can now be compressed. [GH-2748]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Now specifies virtio-scsi by default. [GH-2422]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Now checks for version-specific options. [GH-2376]
    • builder/qemu: Can now bypass disk cache using iso_skip_cache [GH-3105]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: <wait> in boot_command now accepts an arbitrary duration like [GH-3129]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/qemu: Expose {{ .SSHHostPort }} in templates. [GH-2884]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/virtualbox: Added VRDP for debugging. [GH-3188]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware-esxi: Added private key auth for remote builds via remote_private_key_file [GH-2912]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ post-processor/atlas: Added support for compile ID. [GH-2775]
    • ๐Ÿณ post-processor/docker-import: Can now import Artifice artifacts. [GH-2718]
    • provisioner/chef: Added encrypted_data_bag_secret_path option. [GH-2653]
    • provisioner/puppet: Added the extra_arguments parameter. [GH-2635]
    • provisioner/salt: Added no_exit_on_failure, log_level, and improvements to salt command invocation. [GH-2660]

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • ๐Ÿ‘€ core: Random number generator is now seeded. [GH-2640]
    • core: Packer should now have a lot less race conditions. [GH-2824]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: The no_device option for block device mappings is now handled correctly. [GH-2398]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: AMI name validation now matches Amazon's spec. [GH-2774]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Use snapshot size when volume size is unspecified. [GH-2480]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/amazon: Pass AccessKey and SecretKey when uploading bundles for instance-backed AMIs. [GH-2596]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/parallels: Added interpolation in prlctl_post [GH-2828]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware: format option is now read correctly. [GH-2892]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/vmware-esxi: Correct endless loop in destroy validation logic [GH-2911]
    • provisioner/shell: No longer leaves temp scripts behind. [GH-1536]
    • provisioner/winrm: Now waits for reboot to complete before continuing with provisioning. [GH-2568]
    • ๐Ÿณ post-processor/artifice: Fix truncation of files downloaded from Docker. [GH-2793]
  • v0.8.6 Changes

    August 22, 2015

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ IMPROVEMENTS:

    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: Now supports Download so it can be used with the file provisioner to download a file from a container. [GH-2585]
    • ๐Ÿ— builder/docker: Now verifies that the artifact will be used before the build starts, unless the discard option is specified. This prevent failures after the build completes. [GH-2626]
    • ๐Ÿ‘ post-processor/artifice: Now supports glob-like syntax for filenames. [GH-2619]
    • post-processor/vagrant: Like the compress post-processor, vagrant now uses a parallel gzip algorithm to compress vagrant boxes. [GH-2590]

    ๐Ÿ› BUG FIXES:

    • core: When iso_url is a local file and the checksum is invalid, the local file will no longer be deleted. [GH-2603]
    • builder/parallels: Fix interpolation in parallels_tools_guest_path [GH-2543]