How to create container template without using the pre-made template


New Member
Jun 5, 2023
Hello everyone,
I have created a few VM templates from ISO files using packer and the packer proxmox iso plugin.
I did a little bit of research and from what I know there're 2 options to create container template:
  1. Using Proxmox web UI
    1. Download a pre-made base/core/minimal container templates (*)
    2. Create a container from the above template
    3. Customise it
    4. Convert it to a container template
  2. Some kind of scripting using pct command to automate the first option.
My question is how to create a new container template without using any of pre-made container templates.
Any input/hints is welcome!


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