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Clone an AWS instance

  • 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.

    AWS server cloning

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

    AWS server cloning

    AWS server cloning

  • Launch a new instance with the image.

    AWS server cloning

Remember to select your current key pair or create a new one as shown below:

AWS server cloning

The new instance, once launched, will be a clone of the original instance.

Last modification July 11, 2019