I am trying to deploy and set a vm using packer and a kickstart file. This 
packer code:

    "builders": [
            "type": "vmware-iso",
            "format": "ovf",
            "vm_name": "PACKERTEST2",
            "iso_checksum_type": "sha256",
            "disk_size": "10240",
            "disk_type_id": "thin",
            "remote_host": "host",
              "remote_datastore": "ds",
              "remote_username": "root",
              "remote_password": "pw",
              "remote_type": "esx5",
            "ssh_username": "root",
            "guest_os_type": "centos-64",
            "ssh_password": "ps",
            "ssh_port": 22,
            "ssh_wait_timeout": "800s",
            "shutdown_command": "shutdown -h now",
            "headless": false,
            "floppy_files": [
            "boot_command": "<esc> linux inst.text inst.ks=hd:fd0:/ks.cfg 
            "boot_wait": "20s",
            "keep_registered": "true",
            "vmx_data": {
                "config.version": 8,
                "virtualHW.version": 8,
                "ethernet0.virtualDev": "vmxnet3",
                "ethernet0.networkName": "VM Network",
                "ethernet0.addressType": "generated",
                "ethernet0.present": "TRUE",
                "ethernet1.virtualDev": "vmxnet3",
                "ethernet1.networkName": "VLAN100",
                "ethernet1.addressType": "generated",
                "ethernet1.present": "TRUE",
                "ethernet0.pciSlotNumber": "9",
                "ethernet1.pciSlotNumber": "224",
                "memsize": "2048",
                "numvcpus": "2",
                "cpuid.coresPerSocket": "1",
                "RemoteDisplay.vnc.enabled": "TRUE",
                "RemoteDisplay.vnc.port":  "5900"


This is the ks.cfg file I have:

# SELinux configuration
selinux --enforcing

# Installation logging level
logging --level=info

# Run the Setup Agent on first boot
firstboot --enable

 # Reboot after installation

# System timezone
timezone --isUtc America/Los_Angeles
# Network information
network --activate --bootproto=static --device=eth0 --gateway= 
--netmask= --ip= —hostname=myhost.com

# System bootloader configuration
bootloader --append="crashkernel=auto rhgb quiet" --location=mbr 

# Partition clearing information
clearpart --all  --drives=sda

# Disk partitioning information
part /boot --fstype="ext4" --size=500
part pv.008002 --grow --size=1
volgroup vg_centos --pesize=4096 pv.008002
logvol / --fstype=ext4 --name=lv_root --vgname=vg_centos --grow --size=1024 
logvol swap --name=lv_swap --vgname=vg_centos --grow --size=3072 --maxsize=3072

%packages --nobase


I however keep getting this error when I run it.

=> vmware-iso: Waiting for SSH to become available...
==> vmware-iso: Timeout waiting for SSH.
==> vmware-iso: Stopping virtual machine...
==> vmware-iso: Destroying virtual machine...
Build 'vmware-iso' errored: Timeout waiting for SSH.
Why do I getting this error message? Is it because my code in the ks.cfg file 
to connect to a static ip address correct? Any thought would be greatly 

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