I really liked the post “ Rapid deployments with IBM
SmartCloud Provisioning ” that explains
how simple and fast it is to deploy instances using SmartCloud Provisioning.
But if is also important to have a flexible way for passing parameters during
the deployment in order to configure and/or customize the deployed instances. IBM SmartCloud Provisioning provides in the
launch instance panel, and also using the CLI, the “user_data” text field that
can be used for this scope.
inspired to the Amazon EC2 instance metadata and... [More]