Convert Existing VM to a template using packer


New Member
Sep 25, 2022
Hi Team,

I have 2 windows VM and 1 centos machine.

Is it possible to convert the existing running machine to a template using the packer command? I have searched in the packer documentation but was unable to find it. Can you please guide me to do it?

Also, Is it possible to install third-party applications to a running machine in the proxmox environment using packer tool?
hi, first you posted in the wrong forum (i guess), i'll move it to the proxmox ve forum

also, proxmox does not use packer? how does it play with proxmox ve?

if you want a vm to convert to a template see our documentation:
Hello @logeswaran
Here is good tutorial how use Packer with Proxmox.
Basically you can create Packer script which would convert you VM to template.


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