Cloud / User Images

Have same functionality and features like the one from the Client Images.

Note

Creating and updating an image is only possible from the staff area.

Create new image

To create a new image click the plus (+) button from the bottom-right - “Create Image”.

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On the next page fill in these fields:

  • Region: Select the region where this image should be created
  • Image name: Give the image a name
  • Minimum disk size: The amount of disk space.
  • Minimum required RAM (MB): The amount of RAM.
  • Disk format:
    • raw This is an unstructured disk image format
    • vhd This is the VHD disk format, a common disk format used by virtual machine monitors from VMware, Xen, Microsoft, VirtualBox, and others
    • vhdx This is the VHDX disk format, an enhanced version of the vhd format which supports larger disk sizes among other features.
    • vmdk Another common disk format supported by many common virtual machine monitors
    • vdi A disk format supported by VirtualBox virtual machine monitor and the QEMU emulator
    • iso An archive format for the data contents of an optical disc (e.g. CDROM).
    • qcow2 A disk format supported by the QEMU emulator that can expand dynamically and supports Copy on Write
    • aki This indicates what is stored in Glance is an Amazon kernel image
    • ari This indicates what is stored in Glance is an Amazon ramdisk image
    • ami This indicates what is stored in Glance is an Amazon machine image
  • Visibility: Public, shared, community or private.
  • Is protected: Image delete protection.
  • Architecture: Set operating system on 32 bit or 64 bit.
  • OS distro: Set operating system.
  • OS version: Set operating system version.
  • Image source: Select the source for the actual image data by uploading a file or setting an url
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Updating an image

To update an image, click the following button from the actions area of an image:

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You will be redirected to a new page with two tabs:

  • Edit Image: edit the same fields as in the create image page
  • Properties: set or remove custom properties for the image

Edit Image tab

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Properties tab

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Here you can add custom properties for the image that will be saved in the properties key from the image object. You can add new fields by clicking the + button and remove them by clicking the x button.