Modify the AWS instance region

  • Log in to the AWS Management Console.
  • Select your instance and then select the “Create Image” option in the “Actions” menu.

    Create an AMI from an instance

  • Specify the name for the new image and then click the “Create Image” button.

    Set AMI details

  • 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.

    Copy the AMI into a different region

You will now be able to launch a new instance with the image in the new region.

Last modification September 5, 2018