Hugo Antoniio Sepulveda Manriquez:
  • Updated puppet plugin module:
    • Installs Puppetlabs 4 PC1 agent software from
    • Enables you to install modules from in the image
  • Important limitations
    • Only works for Wheezy and Jessie for now.
    • If you need puppet 3, just add ‘puppet’ packages provider list.
    • modules: When installing from forge, it assumes ‘install –force’
    • modules: When installing from forge, It assumes master version on forge


Anders Ingemann
  • Disable persistent network interface names for >=stretch (by @apolloclark)
  • grub defaults and linux boot options are now easier to configure
  • Source ixgbevf driver from intel, not sourceforge (by @justinsb)
  • Use systemd on jessie (by @JamesBromberger)
  • Tune ec2 images (sysctl settings, module blacklisting, nofail in fstab) (by @JamesBromberger)
  • Add enable_modules option for cloud-init (by @JamesBromberger)


Peter Wagner
  • Added ec2_publish plugin


Zach Marano:
  • Fix expand-root script to work with newer version of growpart (in jessie-backports and beyond).
  • Overhaul Google Compute Engine image build.
    • Add support for Google Cloud repositories.
    • Google Cloud SDK install uses a deb package from a Google Cloud repository.
    • Google Compute Engine guest software is installed from a Google Cloud repository.
    • Google Compute Engine guest software for Debian 8 is updated to new refactor.
    • Google Compute Engine wheezy and wheezy-backports manifests are deprecated.


Anders Ingemann:
  • Rename integration tests to system tests


Nicolas Braud-Santoni:
  • #282, #290: Added ‘debconf’ plugin
  • #290: Relaxed requirements on plugins manifests


Manoj Srivastava:
  • #252: Added support for password and static pubkey auth


Tiago Ilieve:
  • Added Oracle Compute Cloud provider
  • #280: Declared Squeeze as unsupported


Jesse Szwedko:
  • #269: EC2: Added growpart script extension


Clark Laughlin:
  • Enabled support for KVM on arm64


Tim Sattarov:
  • #263: Ignore loopback interface in udev rules (reduces startup of networking by a factor of 10)


Anders Ingemann:
  • Docker provider implemented (including integration testing harness & tests)
  • minimize_size: Added various size reduction options for dpkg and apt
  • Removed image section in manifest. Provider specific options have been moved to the provider section. The image name is now specified on the top level of the manifest with “name”
  • Provider docs have been greatly improved. All now list their special options.
  • All manifest option documentation is now accompanied by an example.
  • Added documentation for the integration test providers


Marcin Kulisz:
  • Exclude docs from binary package


Max Illfelder:
  • Remove support for the GCE Debian mirror


Anders Ingemann:
  • Bootstrap azure images directly to VHD


Rick Wright:
  • Change GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT to 0 from true and set GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET to true.


Rick Wright:
  • Fix a problem with Debian 8 on GCE with >2TB disks


Emmanuel Kasper:
  • Set Virtualbox memory to 512 MB


Tiago Ilieve:
  • Change default Debian mirror


Stephen A. Zarkos:
  • Azure: Change default shell in /etc/default/useradd for Azure images
  • Azure: Add boot parameters to Azure config to ease local debugging
  • Azure: Add apt import for backports
  • Azure: Comment GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT so we can set GRUB_TIMEOUT
  • Azure: Wheezy images use wheezy-backports kernel by default
  • Azure: Change Wheezy image to use single partition
  • Azure: Update WALinuxAgent to use 2.0.14
  • Azure: Make sure we can override grub.ConfigureGrub for Azure images
  • Azure: Add console=tty0 to see kernel/boot messages on local console
  • Azure: Set serial port speed to 115200
  • Azure: Fix error with applying azure/assets/udev.diff


James Bromberger:
  • AWS: Support multiple ENI
  • AWS: PVGRUB AKIs for Frankfurt region


Alex Adriaanse:
  • Fix DKMS kernel version error
  • Add support for Btrfs
  • Add EC2 Jessie HVM manifest


Alexandre Derumier:
  • Fix #219: ^PermitRootLogin regex


Anders Ingemann:
  • Fix #32: Add image_commands example
  • Fix #99: rename image_commands to commands
  • Fix #139: Vagrant / Virtualbox provider should set ostype when 32 bits selected
  • Fix #204: Create a new phase where user modification tasks can run


Anders Ingemann:
  • Fix #104: Don’t verify default target when adding packages
  • Fix #217: Implement get_version() function in


Jonh Wendell:
  • root_password: Enable SSH root login


John Kristensen:
  • Add authentication support to the apt proxy plugin


Anders Ingemann (work started 2014-08-31, merged on 2015-04-25):
  • Introduce remote bootstrapping
  • Introduce integration testing (for VirtualBox and EC2)
  • Merge the end-user documentation into the sphinx docs (plugin & provider docs are now located in their respective folders as READMEs)
  • Include READMEs in sphinx docs and transform their links
  • Docs for integration testing
  • Document the remote bootstrapping procedure
  • Add documentation about the documentation
  • Add list of supported builds to the docs
  • Add html output to integration tests
  • Implement PR #201 by @jszwedko (bump required euca2ools version)
  • grub now works on jessie
  • extlinux is now running on jessie
  • Issue warning when specifying pre/successors across phases (but still error out if it’s a conflict)
  • Add salt dependencies in the right phase
  • extlinux now works with GPT on HVM instances
  • Take @ssgelm’s advice in #155 and copy the mount table – df warnings no more
  • Generally deny installing grub on squeeze (too much of a hassle to get working, PRs welcome)
  • Add 1 sector gap between partitions on GPT
  • Add new task: DetermineKernelVersion, this can potentially fix a lot of small problems
  • Disable getty processes on jessie through logind config
  • Partition volumes by sectors instead of bytes This allows for finer grained control over the partition sizes and gaps Add new Sectors unit, enhance Bytes unit, add unit tests for both
  • Don’t require qemu for raw volumes, use truncate instead
  • Fix #179: Disabling getty processes task fails half the time
  • Split grub and extlinux installs into separate modules
  • Fix extlinux config for squeeze
  • Fix #136: Make extlinux output boot messages to the serial console
  • Extend sed_i to raise Exceptions when the expected amount of replacements is not met
Jonas Bergler:
  • Fixes #145: Fix installation of vbox guest additions.
Tiago Ilieve:
  • Fixes #142: msdos partition type incorrect for swap partition (Linux)


Tiago Ilieve:
  • Fixes #212: Sparse file is created on the current directory


Noah Fontes:
  • Add support for enhanced networking on EC2 images


Tiago Ilieve:
  • Fixes #96: AddBackports is now a common task


Anders Ingemann:
  • Allow passing data into the manifest
  • Refactor logging setup to be more modular
  • Convert every JSON file to YAML
  • Convert “provider” into provider specific section


Vladimir Vitkov:
  • Improve grub options to work better with virtual machines


Tomasz Rybak:
  • Return information about created image


Victor Marmol:
  • Enable the memory cgroup for the Docker plugin


Tiago Ilieve:
  • Fixes #94: allow stable/oldstable as release name on manifest
Vladimir Vitkov:
  • Improve ami listing performance


Tiago Ilieve:
  • Download gsutil tarball to workspace instead of working directory
  • Fixes #97: remove raw disk image created by GCE after build


Ilya Margolin:
  • pip_install plugin


Tiago Ilieve:
  • Fixes #95: check if the specified APT proxy server can be reached


Dhananjay Balan:
  • Salt minion installation & configuration plugin
  • Expose debootstrap –include-packages and –exclude-packages options to manifest


Anders Ingemann:
  • Require hostname setting for vagrant plugin
  • Fixes #14: S3 images can now be bootstrapped outside EC2.
  • Added enable_agent option to puppet plugin


Tomasz Rybak:
  • Added Google Compute Engine Provider