seems the VM is not starting the network, so packer can't ssh into.

When you turn this VM on does get ip from dhcp and you can ssh to the IP it
gets?

Whats the OS ?



On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 9:36 PM, Siva Abbannagari <
siva.abbannag...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Alvaro,
>
> Please find logs below:
> My Packer version is 0.10.1
>
> *Warnings for build 'vmware-vmx':*
>
>
> ** A shutdown_command was not specified. Without a shutdown command,
> Packer*
>
> *will forcibly halt the virtual machine, which may result in data loss.*
>
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step 'StepPrepareTools'. Press enter
> to continue.*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step 'StepOutputDir'. Press enter to
> continue.*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step 'StepCreateFloppy'. Press enter
> to continue.*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Cloning source VM...*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step 'StepCloneVMX'. Press enter to
> continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step 'StepConfigureVMX'.
> Press enter to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step
> 'StepSuppressMessages'. Press enter to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx:
> Starting HTTP server on port 9001*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step 'StepHTTPServer'. Press enter
> to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step
> 'StepConfigureVNC'. Press enter to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Starting
> virtual machine...*
>
>     vmware-vmx: The VM will be run headless, without a GUI. If you want to
>
>     vmware-vmx: view the screen of the VM, connect via VNC without a
> password to
>
>     vmware-vmx: 127.0.0.1:5928
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Waiting 10s for boot...*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step 'StepRun'. Press enter to
> continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Connecting to VM via VNC*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Typing the boot command over VNC...*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing after run of step 'StepTypeBootCommand'. Press
> enter to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Waiting for SSH to become
> available...*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Timeout waiting for SSH.*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing before cleanup of step 'StepTypeBootCommand'.
> Press enter to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing before cleanup of step
> 'StepRun'. Press enter to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Stopping virtual
> machine...*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing before cleanup of step 'StepConfigureVNC'. Press
> enter to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing before cleanup of step
> 'StepHTTPServer'. Press enter to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing
> before cleanup of step 'StepSuppressMessages'. Press enter to continue.* *==>
> vmware-vmx: Pausing before cleanup of step 'StepConfigureVMX'. Press enter
> to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing before cleanup of step
> 'StepCloneVMX'. Press enter to continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing before
> cleanup of step 'StepCreateFloppy'. Press enter to continue.* *==>
> vmware-vmx: Pausing before cleanup of step 'StepOutputDir'. Press enter to
> continue.* *==> vmware-vmx: Deleting output directory...*
>
> *==> vmware-vmx: Pausing before cleanup of step 'StepPrepareTools'. Press
> enter to continue.* *Build 'vmware-vmx' errored: Timeout waiting for SSH.*
>
>
> ==> Some builds didn't complete successfully and had errors:
>
> --> vmware-vmx: Timeout waiting for SSH.
>
>
> ==> Builds finished but no artifacts were created.
>
>
>
>
>
> On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 12:37:44 AM UTC-7, Alvaro Miranda Aguilera
> wrote:
>>
>> hello
>>
>> assuming there is a vmx file here: /tmp/abc.vmx
>>
>> when you run packer build
>>
>> what happens?
>> What should be happening and is not happening?
>>
>> PACKER_LOG=1 packer build <templatename>
>>
>> that should provide more information.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Alvaro.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 11:55 PM, Siva Abbannagari <siva.abb...@gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Thanks for reply below is my build.json file
>>>
>>> {
>>>
>>> "builders": [
>>>
>>> {
>>>
>>>   "type": "vmware-vmx",
>>>
>>>   "source_path": "/tmp/abc.vmx",
>>>
>>>   "vm_name": "abc-test-vm",
>>>
>>>   "ssh_username": "root",
>>>
>>>   "ssh_password": "ProspectHills",
>>>
>>>   "http_directory" : "preseeds",
>>>
>>>   "http_port_min" : 9001,
>>>
>>>   "http_port_max" : 9001,
>>>
>>>   "ssh_wait_timeout": "1000s",
>>>
>>>   "headless": true
>>>
>>> }
>>>
>>> ]
>>>
>>> }
>>>
>>> On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 3:59:41 AM UTC-7, Alvaro Miranda
>>> Aguilera wrote:
>>>>
>>>> hello
>>>>
>>>> not enough information i am afraid.
>>>>
>>>> Can you share a copy of your files in a github repo for review?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Alvaro.
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 8:22 PM, Siva Abbannagari <
>>>> siva.abb...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I am trying to build an vmware appliance with packer.
>>>>>
>>>>> I have a base vmx file  which i am just trying to connect to the
>>>>> machine with SSH after launching with packer, but its failing to ssh 
>>>>> though
>>>>> I manually can do ssh to that box, But packer is not able to.
>>>>>
>>>>> any inputs?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> *Build 'vmware-vmx' errored: Timeout waiting for SSH*
>>>>>
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