This section contains step-by-step tutorials to help you get started with
cloud-init. We hope our tutorials make as few assumptions as possible and
are accessible to anyone with an interest in
cloud-init. They should be a
great place to start learning about
cloud-init, how it works, and what it’s
This tutorial, which we recommend if you are completely new to
uses the QEMU emulator to introduce you to all of the key concepts, tools,
processes and operations that you will need to get started.
This tutorial is recommended if you have some familiarity with
or the concepts around it, and are looking to get started as quickly as
possible. Here, you will use an LXD container to deploy a
user data script.