LXD Init

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First steps after installation, for example LXD on Alpine

# lxd init
Would you like to use LXD clustering? (yes/no) [default=no]:
Do you want to configure a new storage pool? (yes/no) [default=yes]:
Name of the new storage pool [default=default]:
Name of the storage backend to use (dir, zfs) [default=zfs]: zfs
Create a new ZFS pool? (yes/no) [default=yes]:
Would you like to use an existing empty block device (e.g. a disk or partition)? (yes/no) [default=no]:
Size in GiB of the new loop device (1GiB minimum) [default=30GiB]: 300GiB
Would you like to connect to a MAAS server? (yes/no) [default=no]:
Would you like to create a new local network bridge? (yes/no) [default=yes]:
What should the new bridge be called? [default=lxdbr0]:
What IPv4 address should be used? (CIDR subnet notation, “auto” or “none”) [default=auto]:
What IPv6 address should be used? (CIDR subnet notation, “auto” or “none”) [default=auto]: none
Would you like the LXD server to be available over the network? (yes/no) [default=no]:
Would you like stale cached images to be updated automatically? (yes/no) [default=yes]:
Would you like a YAML "lxd init" preseed to be printed? (yes/no) [default=no]: yes

yaml output

config: {}
- config:
    ipv4.address: auto
    ipv6.address: none
  description: ""
  name: lxdbr0
  type: ""
  project: default
- config:
    size: 300GiB
  description: ""
  name: default
  driver: zfs
- config: {}
  description: ""
      name: eth0
      network: lxdbr0
      type: nic
      path: /
      pool: default
      type: disk
  name: default
projects: []
cluster: null


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