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I apologize for the delay. You're right that capital letters are an issue. StarCluster attempts to validate the bucket name based on the rules defined here:
This states that bucket names should consist of only "lowercase letters, numbers, periods (.), underscores (_), and dashes (-)". That being said Amazon also recommends for DNS purposes that the name does not contain underscores. However, looking at the code I believe StarCluster will still allow you to create buckets with underscores in the name assuming it's not the first character. Have you tried using the underscores with only lower-case letters?
On Apr 17, 2011, at 7:32 PM, Chris Diehl wrote:
> Hi All,
> So I discovered the problem. It turns out S3 folder names that have capital letters or underscores will cause this problem. Using a folder name with all lowercase letters and dashes worked just fine.
> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 9:13 AM, Chris Diehl <diehl_at_alumni.cmu.edu> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've been trying to save a custom AMI this morning with StarCluster and I keep getting the following error.
> $ starcluster createimage i-8a84f2e5 custom_starcluster_image AMI_Instances
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> Please submit bug reports to starcluster_at_mit.edu
> cli.py:1079 - ERROR - bucket name AMI_Instances is not valid
> I created an AMI_Instances bucket on S3 and *thought* I had configured permissions properly. But with everything I've tried, I come up with the same result.
> Any thoughts on what I should check would be greatly appreciated!
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