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Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms by Sangram Rath

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Provisioning an Amazon EC2 instance

Provisioning an Amazon EC2 instance from CloudForms involves providing information in seven different tabs in the Provision Instances form, and we begin with these three steps:

  1. Click on the Clouds menu option and select Instances. This will list all existing instances by provider.
  2. Click on Lifecycle and select Provision Instances, like this:
    Provisioning an Amazon EC2 instance

    This will show the list of all the images available to select from, in this case all AMI images of Amazon Web Services in that region.

  3. Select the image you wish to provision the instance from and click on Continue, as shown here:

This will load up the Provision Instances form we ...

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