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Howto Create a custom Debian Amazon Machine Image ( AMI )

Dec 22, 2008, 17:31 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to linuxconfig for this link. ]

"Before we start

"As you will see in the next sections of this guide many different files are required to successfully use Amazon's EC2 Web Services. For the sake of simplicity we will created directory "aws" in ~/ and store all necessary files there for a quick access. There will be three exceptions:

* AWS's api and ami tools which we will install into /opt directory
* chroot environment will be created in /chroot
* Amazon's account certificate and private key will be stored in ~/.ec2 "

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