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Dynamic Bootstrapping Support

The CloudCenter management agent can be dynamically installed on VMs launched from images that do not have the Management Agent installed.

The following table shows the clouds and images for which dynamic bootstrapping is supported.

Cloud NameAmazonAzureGoogleOpenStackSoftLayer
Windows 2008 1YesYesYesYes (see cloud-init Footnote 1)Yes
Windows 2012 1YesYesYesYes (see cloud-init Footnote 1)Yes
CentOS 6Depends on the setupOpenlogicYesYesYes
CentOS 7YesOpenlogicYesYesYes
Ubuntu10YesYesYesYesYes
Ubuntu12YesYesYesYesYes
Ubuntu14YesYesYesYesYes
Red Hat 6YesYesYesYesYes
Red Hat 7YesYesYesYesYes
Amazon LinuxYesYesYesYesYes
Oracle Linux 6YesYesYesYesYes
SUSE 11YesYesYesYesYes

1 Windows with cloudbase-init (set to automatically run the user data as a script (default behavior).

See Dynamically Bootstraping for additional context.