Modify The AWS Instance Region

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Modify The AWS Instance Region

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

  • In the top menu of the EC2 dashboard, select the region where you have copied the AMI. You will see the list of the available AMIs for that region.
  • Select the image you have copied from the list and click “Actions -> Launch”:

Choose the instance type and click “Review and Launch” for finishing the process.


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