[CentOS-virt] CentOS AMI's published to AWS

Thu Jan 26 04:42:31 UTC 2017
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com>

On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 6:09 PM, Wesley Novack <register at wesleytech.com> wrote:
> Greetings! Can someone please explain the process for publishing CentOS 7
> AMI's to AWS?
> I see the "official" CentOS marketplace page here:
> https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B00O7WM7QW
> However, if I select us-west-2 and launch based on the current AMI that was
> released on 2/26/2016, I see that it is CentOS 7.2.1511 at boot up.

I'd welcome information, too. I'd particularly like to understand why
enhanced networking has been so difficult for the CentOS 7 images
recently, I was recently asked to look at it.

> Do new AMI's get published on a particular cadence? Eg; will there be an AMI
> for 7.3.1611, for example?
> I realize that we could do a yum update, but we'd prefer to start off new
> hosts on the latest version without needing to do a yum update and then save
> our own image.
> Any insight is appreciated and thank you!
> --
> Thank you,
> Wes Novack
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