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:

Prerequisites
  • 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 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.