App Icon CentOS 8

Launch at CHI@TACC  Launch at CHI@UC  Launch at KVM@TACC


The CentOS 8 appliance is built from the CentOS 8 Generic Cloud image and additionally contains packages for development, system configuration, and accessing OpenStack services.

The CentOS 8 appliance provides a convenient base image. You can customize it and snapshot it to develop your own appliances.

  • Image name: CC-CentOS8
  • Default user account: cc
  • Remote access: Key-Based SSH
  • Root access: passwordless sudo from the cc account
  • Chameleon admin access: enabled on the ccadmin account
  • Cloud-init enabled on boot: yes
  • Installed packages:
    • Standard development tools such as make, gcc, etc.
    • Config management tools: Ansible
    • OpenStack command-line clients
    • OpenStack Heat configuration agents
    • Chameleon utilities: cc-checks, cc-snapshot, etrace2 (CPU power measurement), Gnocchi collection agent
    • Cloudfuse (CHI)


Project Supported  Chameleon Supported

Image IDs

CHI@TACC:  c0e16c69-27bc-4365-9695-3efdcd5094e6
CHI@UC:  2d6ccafa-c8fc-4494-a3f7-b3c9176b7237
KVM@TACC:  cac8051a-f58e-478e-aa27-bedfaad567e8


Name: Chameleon Project


Name: Chameleon Project

Version: 8.3.2011
Created By:  zzhen on April 2, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Updated By:  zzhen on Jan. 25, 2021, 3:41 p.m.