How Long Does It Take to Create a Private Image Using an ECS?


It takes about 20 minutes to create a private image using an ECS.

Other related questions:
Can Specifications of ECSs Created Using a Private Image Differ from Those of ECSs Used to Create the Image?

You can modify hardware specifications as required when using a private image to create an ECS.

How Many Private Images Can Be Created Using One Account?

In this version, you can create a maximum of 100 private images per account per region.

Should I Stop the ECS Before Creating a Private Image Using that ECS?

You must stop the ECS when creating a private image using that ECS. If the ECS is running, the ECS memory may buffer data to be read, which may result in data loss in the created image. To prevent this issue, stop the ECS before creating an image.

What Are the Impacts If the ECS That Has Not Been Configured Is Used to Create the Private Image?

If the IP address assignment mode of the ECS NIC is not set to DHCP or the network udev rules are not deleted, the ECS created using the registered private image may fail to obtain the correct network configuration, or the ECS NIC is not started from eth0. Then, you must log in remotely to the ECS and configure it.

If you do not configure the image used for creating the ECS running Linux before the creation, the following conditions may occur:

  • Customized passwords cannot be injected.
  • Certificated cannot be injected.
  • Some customized ECS configurations may not be supported.

If you do not delete the automatic attaching detection information of user disks from the fstab file, the ECS created using the private image may fail to start.

How Long Does It Take to Obtain an ECS?

Obtaining an ECS can take as little as a few minutes.

The time it takes to obtain an ECS depends on ECS specifications, available resources (such as EVS disks and EIPs), and system load.

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