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Create an EBS-Backed Linux AMI


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Learn to create a customized OS image through an Amazon Machine Image (AMI)

An Amazon Machine Image (AMI) provides the information required to launch an EC2 instance. You can customize an EC2 instance and then save the configuration as a custom AMI for your private or public use. Every EC2 instance launched selecting the customized AMI will contain any software or file that you've previously added.

During this lab, you will setup a webserver EC2 instance starting from a Linux AMI, and then generate a new AMI.

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Log In to the Amazon Web Service Console

Your first step to start the laboratory experience

Create a basic webserver instance

How to create a simple webserver instance

Create an AMI starting from an EBS-backed instance

How to create an AMI starting from a customized EC2 instance

Make an AMI public

How to allow the usage of a specific AMI from other AWS accounts