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:  ebc1ec83-2eee-4097-8454-6d5d58b40be9
CHI@UC:  19ef45ea-b4ea-4677-97cd-b57a8fb864e5
KVM@TACC:  4bd0e619-71e7-4744-9280-e99a19408a5a


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 April 2, 2021, 8:01 a.m.