Build your first appliance with BoxGrinder Build
- Preparing environment to use BoxGrinder Build
- BoxGrinder Build installation
- Build your first appliance
Note: Before you start make sure you have installed BoxGrinder Build correctly.
Creating simple appliance
Let's assume we want to create a simple JEOS appliance. There are a few simple steps to follow to build your image.
Create appliances directory (optional)
Go to the directory where you want build your appliance, and execute:
Create appliance definition
The next step is to create an appliance definition. In this example we want create an appliance with basic packages. Below is a sample appliance definition file. Appliance definition file structure is explained here.
Create a file
f15-basic.appl with the following content and place it under the
name: f15-basic summary: Just Enough Operating System based on Fedora 15 os: name: fedora version: 15 hardware: partitions: "/": size: 2 packages: - @core
Run BoxGrinder Build
The last step is to run BoxGrinder Build.
You can check logs located in
log/ directory if something goes wrong.