Importing an Image

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You can import an image or ISO image for each server from a virtual machine to use it for a new installation on existing servers or to create new servers. Proceed as follows to import an image:

Prerequisites:

You are in the section Infrastructure > Images.

You have created an image of a virtual machine. The image is bootable and is available in one of the following file formats: .vdi, .qcow, .qcow2, .vhd, .vhdx and .vmdk

The file size of the image is a maximum of 500 GB.

Importing an image

Note: The final size of the image is displayed in the Images section after the importing process is complete. The calculated costs are listed in the Interactive Invoice section.

The image is imported.

  • If you install an imported CentOS 7 image, you must create a new kernel image once the installation process is complete.
  • If you install an imported Microsoft Windows Server image, you must activate the LSI_SAS controller once the installation process is complete.