How to upload and use custom images
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Fuga Cloud offers ready to go images to help you get your instance up and running in no time. We offer images of the most used Linux distributions, but you can also upload your custom images. In this tutorial, we will show you how you can upload your custom image and boot it as an instance using the OpenStack CLI tools.
The following image files are supported: ISO, OVA, PLOOP, QCOW2, Raw, VDI, VHD, VMDK, AKI, AMI, ARI, Docker.
- Active Fuga Cloud account
- OpenStack CLI tools installed
- An image (it's not possible to use a live image)
- OpenStack credentials (open.rc file)
Step 1: Uploading your custom image
Make sure you are logged in to Fuga Cloud with your CLI tools
Step 2: Boot your image in Fuga Cloud
Before we can start our instance using our newly uploaded image, we need to specify a couple of things like flavor, network, security group, and key pair that we want to use.
Check the list of available flavors using the following command:
You now learned how to upload your custom images using the CLI tools and launch an instance.