Amazon Linux images suitable for VMware, Virtualbox, and box images for Vagrant ready for download and use.
In part one of this series, I described how to get the basic distribution copied down from AWS to a local partition within a virtualized environment. For part two of this series, I described putting a working kernel and kernel tool building environment on the virtual disk created during part …
This is actually quite easy to do. Download the NetApp VAAI ZIP file from support.netapp.com and then upload to a datastore accessible by your VMware ESXi system(s). In my example, I put my ZIP file in a folder called isos in the datastore named vmware_nas01. I used a VMware management …
Part 2 of a series of posts continuing the steps required to get a bootable instance of Amazon Linux locally via VMware Fusion.
Part 1 of a series of posts on how to get Amazon Linux out of EC2 and onto your local system so you can use Vagrant to run automation tests against.
Run up Chef tests against an Amazon Linux image via Vagrant (both VMware Fusion/ Workstation, and Virtualbox instances) without having to wait and pay for EC2 instances to launch and be destroyed.
Had my own write up for this process but I found a better write up from Chris Colotti over www.chriscolotti.us.