Getting started with LXCOS
LXCOS is released with an Apache licence and its code can be found at GitHub (https://github.com/axelerant/lxcos). Let us go through the steps of having LXCOS installed in AWS and then create containers. The requirements are: Chef server on AWS (installing Chef is out of scope for this article) Chef workstation (installing it is out of scope for this article) Knife ec2 wrapper on the Chef workstation Remember, this might be the hard way, but there is a wrapper around the following steps to help you easily walk through the process, which I will discuss later.
Step 1: Clone the repository from GitHub mentioned above, into the Chef workstation:
Step 6: Make sure that you create a security group with 80 and 22 open and use that.
Step 7: Once the node is provisioned, you can log in to it as:
Now you have a Chef powered node, which can spawn containers for you.
Here is an example: