Bug 1731380 - cloud-init is not installed in Azure images
Summary: cloud-init is not installed in Azure images
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Classification: Red Hat
Component: cloud-init
Version: 8.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
unspecified
medium
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Virtualization Maintenance
QA Contact: Vratislav Hutsky
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-07-19 09:55 UTC by Bent Terp
Modified: 2019-07-19 15:47 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-07-19 15:47:46 UTC
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Description Bent Terp 2019-07-19 09:55:20 UTC
Description of problem:
The cloud-init package is not installed in the normal 7.x and 8 images on Azure. This makes deploying RHEL much harder than it has to be.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. deploy RHEL 7/8 image on Azure with custom-data
2. log in
3. custom-data script has not been executed

Actual results:
My bootstrap script is not executed

Expected results:
My bootstrap script is executed


Additional info:

Comment 1 Rick Barry 2019-07-19 15:47:46 UTC
Hello Bent,

Thanks for your bugzilla report.

Support for cloud-init provisioning on Azure was recently announced for RHEL 7.6 and later:
(https://access.redhat.com/articles/2758981#is-cloud-init-supported-for-provisioning-virtual-machines-in-azure-17).
Only WALinuxAgent provisioning was supported prior to this.

Microsoft should be providing on-demand RHEL images with cloud-init in the near future.

If you want to bring your own RHEL subscription to Azure using Cloud-Access, here is Microsoft's
instructions for doing that:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/cloudinit-prepare-custom-image


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