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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Alternative upload method using euca2ools

Using an alternative method to upload images to our environment offers us greater flexibility in what we can configure. By using the euca-bundle-image, euca-upload-bundle, and euca-register tools, we can upload each part of our machine image independently, allowing us to specify alternative kernel and ramdisk images.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure you're logged in to your Ubuntu client and have your cloud credentials sourced into your environment.

The euca-bundle-image, euca-upload-bundle, and euca-register tools are provided by the euca2ools package. This can be installed as follows:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install euca2ools

How to do it...

To have the ability to have more control over ...

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