Sharing AWS AMIs with Accounts


Sharing AWS AMIs with Accounts

AMIs are used to create EC2 instances via a disk snapshot, which can be shared to AWS accounts. Kion can be used to facilitate sharing AMIs between AWS accounts. Once an AMI is shared with an AWS account through Kion, users of the AWS account can launch an EC2 based on the AMI.

Once you have added an AWS AMI to Kion, you can use cloud rules to make it available to OUs, projects, and accounts. For more information, see Create a Cloud Rule.

To view all AWS AMIs that have been added to Kion, navigate to Cloud Management > AWS AMIs. You can click the name of an AMI to see its details and associated cloud rules, projects, and OUs. This view also details where the AMI is directly applied and where it has been inherited.


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