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Hi, Which container format can be used for a pre-populated image say hortonworks image that has preloaded data in it ? OVF or bare? I have this doubt because bare container format means the image doesnt have container or metadata.

asked 2014-01-06 20:49:38 -0500

Savanna gravatar image

updated 2014-01-22 15:12:19 -0500

Evgeny gravatar image

I am wondering if using bare for hdp image makes it useless

Thank you.

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answered 2014-01-06 23:51:16 -0500

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AFAIU, it is safe to specify bare as the container format if unsure (as Image service & other OS projects do not support container format - refer [1]). If you have a single unarchived file, then you simple have a disk image (without any OVF metadata), which means container format is bare. For more clarity refer [2].

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answered 2014-01-07 05:43:46 -0500

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I have a single qcow2 image. So I can continue with bare right?

Thank you:)

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Yes, you can use bare.

unmesh-gurjar gravatar imageunmesh-gurjar ( 2014-01-07 23:37:01 -0500 )edit

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