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Fix the order of files in the OVA

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RobbieF committed Jun 2, 2019
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# Create the working directory
tmpdir=`mktemp -d -p /tmp/`

# Run halt on the NEMS VM, then import OVA:
ovftool --noSSLVerify --shaAlgorithm=SHA1 "vi://root@ Linux 1.5" $tmpdir/NEMS.ova

# Extract the files from OVA
mkdir $tmpdir/ova-working
cd $tmpdir/ova-working
tar -xf ../NEMS.ova

# Remove UEFI NVRAM, as it is only supported in ESXi 6.7+
sed -i -E "/nvram/d" *.ovf

# Update the manifest
sed -i "/\.ovf/s/= .*/= $(sha1sum *.ovf |cut -d " " -f 1)/;/nvram/d" *.mf

# Create the new OVA file
# According to section 6.3
# files must be in specific order, so need to add each individually
tar -cf /tmp/NEMS.ova *.ovf
tar -rf /tmp/NEMS.ova *.mf
tar -rf /tmp/NEMS.ova *.vmdk

# Remove the tmp files
cd /tmp
rm -rf $tmpdir

echo "Done." && echo ""
# Display the resulting file
echo "File located at /tmp/NEMS.ova" && echo ""
ls NEMS.ova -la

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