[CentOS-virt] Fwd: Centos 6 AMI does not support c4-8xlarge

Wed Sep 7 14:46:48 UTC 2016
Alvin Starr <alvin at netvel.net>

I have yet to try this but I believe you can take a snapshot of the 
image after it is first installed.

Then attach the snapshot to another VM and copy the data to a new volume.

That new volume could then be used to create another AMI that you can 
deploy as you see fit.

On 09/07/2016 10:38 AM, John Peacock wrote:
> One of the things suboptimal with Marketplace images is that the 
> author can limit which instance types are allowed with the AMI and 
> there is no way to override that.  We are using Centos 6.8 for our 
> deployments, but we need to move to the c4.8xlarge type, but that is 
> not a permitted option for the "CentOS 6 (x86_64) - with Updates HVM" 
> AMI.  Is there any way we could get that image refreshed to support 
> the largest image type?  We really need the 10G networking for our 
> application.
> Thanks in advance
> John
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