Use Packer to create a Hetzner Cloud VM image with Docker and Nomad preinstalled

Learn how to use Packer to create a VM image on Hetzner Cloud which has Docker and Nomad preinstalled!

What do you need to complete this tutorial?

  • Packer
  • Account for Hetzner Cloud
  • Basic knowledge about Packer, cloud-init


  1. Create cloud config script
  2. Create Packer script
  3. Run it!