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Containerizing iso image


(Ankitabarbi) #1

can we containerize the iso image?if yes den how do we do it?


(Sven Dowideit) #2

essentially, you’d make a tar file of the iso filesystem contents, and then docker load that tar file.


(Ankitabarbi) #3

I have a iso Image of a VM based on Ubuntu which includes vmdk,.vmx files along with .iso file. The footprint of the whole filesystem is around 15GB. Should all the files to be included while making a tar file? If so how can we reduce he footprint of the docker.


(Sven Dowideit) #4

if you’re wanting to build a smaller image, I would not start from the ISO, but rather build the Docker image up using Dockerfiles.