Modify the AWS instance region
- Log in to the AWS Management Console.
- If required, use the region selector in the top right corner to switch to the region where your instance was launched.
Select your instance and then select the “Create Image” option in the “Actions” menu.
Specify the name for the new image and then click the “Create Image” button.
From the “AMIs” menu in the navigation panel, select the new image and select the “Copy AMI” option in the “Actions” menu.
Specify the new region in the resulting dialog window and click the “Copy AMI” button.
You will now be able to launch a new instance with the image in the new region. Follow the steps below:
- In the top menu of the EC2 dashboard, select the region where you have copied the AMI. You will see the list of the available AMIs for that region.
Select the image you have copied from the list and click “Actions -> Launch”:
Choose the instance type and click “Review and Launch” for finishing the process.