Troubleshooting common cloudbase-init customization issues
In all honesty, you can freely say that the
cloudbase-init documentation is not all that good. Finding examples of how to execute PowerShell or Python code is difficult at best, while the official page doesn't really offer any help in that respect. So, let's discuss some of the most common errors that happen while using
Although this seems counter-intuitive, we had much more success getting
cloudbase-init to work with the latest development version instead of the latest stable one. We're not exactly sure what the problem is, but the latest development version (at the time of writing, this is version 0.9.12.dev125) worked for us right out of the gate. With version 0.9.11., we had massive issues with getting the PowerShell script to even start.
Apart from these issues, there are other issues that you will surely encounter as you get to know
cloudbase-init. The first one is the reboot loop...