[ubuntu-cloud] Ubuntu EC2 EBS images

Scott Moser smoser at ubuntu.com
Tue Jul 12 18:48:08 UTC 2011

On Tue, 12 Jul 2011, Ulrich Weber wrote:

> Hi all,
> whats the build process of the Ubuntu EC2 EBS images? Are there
> automated scripts or are they build manually?
> I want to build my own EC2 EBS images. With Instance storage everything
> works quite automated. But I'm struggling with the EBS ones.
> To create an EBS AMI, I have to setup a Linux instance on each location,
> create a EBS Volume, attach it and copy all files to the new EBS volume.
> Is there any easier solution?

Its all automated. information on the build process is at
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UEC/Images/Publishing .

For ebs populating the code is at

Your process is correct, though, you basically have to launch an instance,
attach a volume, pupulate, detach, snapshot, register, in each region.

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