Re: Customizing AMI but to distribute share
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Just wanted to follow up on my last question.
How would I instruct end users to launch star cluster and use my AMI?
How do I instruct them to set up an EBS volume? And where does that
show up in the directory structure?
On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 1:21 PM, greg <margeemail_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> So my "users" would basically be doing the quick start tutorial
> instructions? Is there a step where they specify to use my AMI?
> Do they need to do anything special for setting up an EBS volume?
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 11:49 AM, MacMullan, Hugh
> <hughmac_at_wharton.upenn.edu> wrote:
>> Hi Greg:
>> Do use the latest docs here:
>> Not sure what's changed, but 0.93.3 is pretty old at this point.
>> Create a new AMI per those instructions, then in the AWS EC2 Console go to IMAGES > AMIs, right-click your new AMI, and choose "Modify Image Permissions". Either make the image 'public', so that anyone can read (and use) it, or add specific AWS Account Numbers to share with specific individuals. They won't be able to modify the AMI, only 'use' it.
>> That's about it. Then the users can have their own EBS volume that gets mounted with their data, or use S3, etc.
>> Good luck with the project.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: starcluster-bounces_at_mit.edu [mailto:starcluster-bounces_at_mit.edu] On Behalf Of greg
>> Sent: Monday, September 08, 2014 11:11 AM
>> To: starcluster_at_mit.edu
>> Subject: [StarCluster] Customizing AMI but to distribute share
>> Hi there,
>> So I'd like to install some custom software on StarCluster and then
>> allow others to run their own instances of StarCluster using my
>> This page seems like a really good start:
>> But I'm not sure how I would share the EBS AMI I create so others
>> could launch StarCluster with their own AWS accounts, and instantly
>> run my installed software. (Also I guess ideally it would be good if
>> they couldn't modify the original AMI, but could persist their data
>> somewhere else.)
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