You can import one image or ISO image per virtual machine to use for reinstalling on existing servers or creating new servers.

To import an image, follow the steps below:

  • You are in the Infrastructure > Images section of the Cloud Panel.

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

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

  • Click Create.

  • Enter a name.

  • Activate the Import Image option.

  • In the Operating system field, select the operating system of the image.

  • In the URL field, enter the URL where the image can be downloaded.

  • In the More Settings pane, click Show.

  • Select the desired data center.

  • Click Create.

Please Note

The final size of the image is displayed in the Images section after the import process is complete. The estimated costs will be displayed in the Interactive Invoice section.

The image is imported.

Additional Information
  • When you install an imported CentOS 7 image, you must create a new kernel image after the installation is complete.

  • When you install an imported Microsoft Windows Server image, you must enable the LSI_SAS controller after the installation is complete.