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Creating a Linux Private Image

Scenarios

This section describes how to create a Linux private image using an ECS.

Prerequisites

  • A Linux ECS in the Stopped state is available.
  • DHCP has been configured for the NICs.
  • Cloud-Init has been installed and configured.
  • You have configured network attributes of the ECS.
  • You have detached data disks from the ECS.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Under Computing, click Image Management Service.
  3. On the Image Management Service page, click Create Image.
  4. In the Image Type and Source area, select System disk image for Type.
  5. Select ECS for Source and then select an ECS from the list.
    Figure 1 Creating a system disk image
  6. In the Image Information area, set basic information, such as the image name and description.
  7. Click Create Now.
  8. Confirm the parameters and click Submit.
  9. Switch back to the Image Management Service page to view the image status.

    The time required varies depending on the image size. Generally, it takes about 20 minutes to create an image. The image is created successfully when the image status changes to Normal.

    NOTE:
    • Do not perform any operation on the selected ECS or its associated resources during image creation.
    • An ECS created using an encrypted image is also encrypted. The key of the encrypted ECS is the same as that of the encrypted image.
    • An ECS created using an encrypted image is also encrypted. The key of the encrypted ECS is the same as that of the encrypted image.