Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of InstallationGuidelines/Amazon/AMI


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10/22/14 09:58:45 (7 years ago)
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Fran Boon
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  • InstallationGuidelines/Amazon/AMI

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     1= Building AMIs for easier deployment =
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     3If your region doesn't yet have a Sahana AMI in, then it is easy to create one which allows easier deployment of future instances for both you & others. The only cost to you is a small amount of time to publish it & then using up your 1Gb Snapshot allowance within the free tier.
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     5* Install the instance as-above
     6* Don't run the configure script
     7* Shutdown the EBS instance.
     8{{{
     9shutdown -h now
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     11}}}
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     13* Go to your aws console for the current region at [https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/home | EC2 Console]
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     15* Select the debian instance you just prepared in the "Instances"
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     17* Select " Create Image (EBS AMI) " in the "Instance Actions" drop down.
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     19[[Image(http://eden.sahanafoundation.org/raw-attachment/wiki/InstallationGuidelines/Amazon/create-image.png, 75%)]]
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     21* Choose an Image name - Lets say - "Sahana Eden" and fill in a description.
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     23[[Image(http://eden.sahanafoundation.org/raw-attachment/wiki/InstallationGuidelines/Amazon/create-image-config.png, 75%)]]
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     25* Click "Create this Image"
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     27* Go to the "AMIS" menu and select "Owned by me" and "All Platforms" in the Viewing dropdown.
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     29[[Image(http://eden.sahanafoundation.org/raw-attachment/wiki/InstallationGuidelines/Amazon/ami-built.png, 75%)]]
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     31* Wait for about 5 minutes and hit refresh for the AMI you just built to appear.
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     33* Select the AMI and click the Permissions button - Select public, to make the image public.
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     35[[Image(http://eden.sahanafoundation.org/raw-attachment/wiki/InstallationGuidelines/Amazon/ami-permissions.2.png, 75%)]]
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     37Keep Templates as EBS Volumes as this is cheaper than Snapshots