The open source project cloudbase-init is a service conceived and maintained by Cloudbase Solutions Srl, currently working on NT systems. It was designed to initialize and configure guest operating systems under OpenStack, OpenNebula, CloudStack, MaaS and many others. Under Cloudbase page, beta and stable installers can be found and the service itself is very easy to configure through configuration files. It can also customize instances based on user input like local scripts and data.

More details on how you can use this can be found under Tutorial.

Portable cloud initialization service

The main goal of this project is to provide guest cloud initialization for Windows and other operating systems. The architecture of the project is highly flexible and allows extensions for additional clouds and plugins.

There’s no limitation in the type of supported hypervisors. This service can be used on instances running on Hyper-V, KVM, Xen, ESXi etc.


The following x64 and x86 builds are automatically generated by a Jenkins job at every commit: