Sharing Vagrant boxes
Once a Vagrant box has been built, the next challenge is sharing this Vagrant box with others. When sharing Vagrant boxes, there are a few things to take into account:
- Who are you going to be sharing this box with? Is the box meant for public distribution, or is it something that is specific to the needs of a particular development team?
- How big is the box? Most public base boxes are rather small, but in the case of boxes created for a development team, the box size can be rather large depending on the amount of software and configuration that was done to the box. Keep in mind that any software installed on the box will also add to the size of the box file itself. For example, creating a development box with an enterprise database ...