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EUCA-IMPORT-INSTANCE(1) User Commands EUCA-IMPORT-INSTANCE(1)

euca-import-instance - Import an instance into the cloud

euca-import-instance -t INSTANCETYPE -f FORMAT -a ARCH -p
{Windows,Linux} (-b BUCKET | --manifest-url URL)
[--prefix PREFIX] [-x DAYS] [--no-upload] [-d DESCRIPTION] [-g GROUP] [-z ZONE] [-s GiB] [--image-size BYTES] [--user-data DATA | --user-data-file FILE] [--subnet SUBNET] [--private-ip-address ADDRESS] [--monitor] [--instance-initiated-shutdown-behavior {stop,terminate}] [--key KEYPAIR] [--show-empty-fields] [--s3-url URL] [-o KEY_ID] [-w KEY] [--progress | --no-progress] [-U URL] [--region USER@REGION] [-I KEY_ID] [-S KEY] [--security-token TOKEN] [--debug] [--debugger] [--version] [-h] FILE

Import an instance into the cloud

FILE
file containing the disk image to import (required)

-t INSTANCETYPE, --instance-type INSTANCETYPE
the type of instance to import to (required)
-f FORMAT, --format FORMAT
the image's format ("vmdk", "raw", or "vhd") (required)
-a ARCH, --architecture ARCH
the instance's processor architecture (required)
-p {Windows,Linux}, --platform {Windows,Linux}
the instance's operating system (required)
-b BUCKET, --bucket BUCKET
the bucket to upload the volume to
--manifest-url URL
a pre-signed URL that points to the import manifest to use
--prefix PREFIX
a prefix to add to the names of the volume parts as they are uploaded
-x DAYS, --expires DAYS
how long the import manifest should remain valid, in days (default: 30 days)
--no-upload
start the import process, but do not actually upload the volume (see euca-resume-import)
-d DESCRIPTION, --description DESCRIPTION
a description for the import task (not the volume)
-g GROUP, --group GROUP
name of the security group to create the instance in
-z ZONE, --availability-zone ZONE
the zone in which to create the instance
-s GiB, --volume-size GiB
size of the volume to import to, in GiB
--image-size BYTES
size of the image (required for non-raw files
--user-data DATA
user data to supply to the instance
--user-data-file FILE
file containing user data to supply to the instance
--subnet SUBNET
[VPC only] subnet to create the instance's network interface in
--private-ip-address ADDRESS
[VPC only] assign a specific primary private IP address to the instance's interface
--monitor
enable detailed monitoring for the instance
--instance-initiated-shutdown-behavior {stop,terminate}
whether to "stop" (default) or terminate the instance when it shuts down
--key KEYPAIR
[Eucalyptus only] name of the key pair to use when running the instance
--show-empty-fields
show empty values as "(nil)"
--s3-url URL
object storage service endpoint URL
-o KEY_ID, --owner-akid KEY_ID
access key to use for the object storage service (default: same as that for the compute service)
-w KEY, --owner-sak KEY
secret key to use for the object storage service (default: same as that for the compute service)
--progress
show progress (the default when run interactively)
--no-progress
do not show progress (the default when run noninteractively)
-U URL, --url URL
compute service endpoint URL
--region USER@REGION
region and/or user names to search when looking up config file data
-I KEY_ID, --access-key-id KEY_ID
-S KEY, --secret-key KEY
--security-token TOKEN
--debug
show debugging output
--debugger
launch interactive debugger on error
--version
show the program's version and exit
-h, --help
show this help message and exit
October 2015 euca2ools 3.3.0

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