EC2 bundles

Finally figured out how to rebundle the image with the installed software. It is really easy.

Using the AWS tool:

Right click on EC2 Instances and select Bundle AMI.

Next you need to select a S3 bucket, and this is where the S3 firefox orginiser comes in. Download this plugin and create a bucket first. Do not try and be fancy with the name. Just name is with no underscores, since this is turned into a command line.

Use the bucket name and some name for the image name.

It will go off and create the AMI and your done. You can now load and associate the image as before, but if it fails you have the software installed and can be up and running again….

Simple as

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