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Create Instance

You should specify information such as the instance type, image, VPC, security group, and login password when creating an instance. JD Cloud provides the user with a variety of ways to create an instance, including:

The customized instance creation also includes the clone instance.

Create Customized Instance

The custom creation indicates that you need to customize the region, availability zone, instance type, image, VPC, security group, login password and so on based on your business scenarios. Depending on the types of operating system platforms, please refer to Create Linux Instance and Create Windows Instance for detailed creation steps.

Clone Instance

You can create an instance of the same configuration as your current instance, including information such as the region, instance type, image, VPC, security group, etc., without including information such as the availability zone, login password, instance name, and description, etc. Clone instance is a quick customized creation method, The detailed steps are as follows:

  1. Access Virtual Machines Console and enter the instance list page. Or access JD Cloud Console Click navigation bar on the left Elastic Compute - Virtual Machines to enter the instance list page.

  2. Select a region.

  3. Select the instance in the list where you want to create within the same configuration, click Operate - More - Clone Instance, or click More - Clone Instance on the details page of the instance where you want to create within the same configuration to enter the instance creation page.

  4. The creation method in the creation page is customized instance creation by default, and instance type, image, VPC, security group, etc. will be selected in the same configuration as the original instance by default, which you can change. In addition, you should select the availability zone, re-specify the login password, instance name, and description, etc.

  5. Click Buy Now to trigger the purchase. If you choose to create a monthly package billing instance, you will need to pay the fee.

     Please note:
     * Do not allow the creation of the same clone instance across regions, that is, only the same clone instance can be created in the current instance region;
     * If the private image used by the current Virtual Machines is deleted, you should re-specify the image;
     * The Clone Instance indicates that the new configuration information is the same, but the data in the instance is not replicated.
    

Create Instance by Instance Template

The instance template is the configuration information template for creating VM instance provided by JD Cloud, including the image, instance type, type and capacity of system disk & data disk, VPC and subnet configuration, security group, and login information, etc., but without including the availability zone, instance name and description, etc. Please refer to Instance Template Overview for detailed instructions of the instance template.

When creating instance by instance template, the configuration included in the instance template is selected by default and you can change it based on this.

The detailed steps are as follows, there are two operation entrances:

  • Virtual Machines List Page/Details Page

    1. Access Virtual Machines Console and click Create to enter the instance creation page.
    2. Select region and availability zone to create instance.
    3. For creation method, you can select to create instance by using the Instance Template and select the Instance Template. For instance type, image, VPC, security group information, login password, etc., the configuration included in the instance template will be selected by default and you can change it based on this. In addition, you need to select the Availability Zone, assign instance name and description, etc.
    4. Click Buy Now to trigger the purchase. If you choose to create a monthly package billing instance, you will need to pay.
  • Instance Template List Page/Details Page

    1. Access Instance Template Console, select instance template, and click Operation - Create Instance to enter the creation instances page.

    2. For creation method in create page, if you select to create instance by instance template and select instance template, instance type, image, VPC, security group information, login password, etc., you will select configuration already included in instance template by default and you can change it based on this. In addition, you need to select availability zone, assign instance name and description, etc.

    3. Click Buy Now to trigger the purchase. If you choose to create monthly package billing instance, you will need to pay.

       Note: If the configuration resource contained in the current instance template has been deleted, you need to reassign the corresponding resource information.
      

Create Instance in Availability Group

Availability Group (AG) is a logical collection of VM instance provided by JD Cloud. The instances in the Availability Group are distributed on the physical resources that are isolated from each other. When a hardware failure occurs, only some instances are affected. Your overall business is still not available. For details of Availability Group, please see Availability Group Overview.

Create instance in the Availability Group means that the newly created instances will be deployed on the corresponding physical resources according to the rules of the current Availability Group

The detailed steps are as follows, there are two operation entrances:

  • Virtual Machines List Page/Details Page

    1. Access Virtual Machines Console and click Create to enter the instance creation page.
    2. Select the region in which you want to create instance.
    3. For creation method, you can select to create instance in the Availability Group and select the corresponding Availability Group. For instance type, image, VPC, security group information, login password, etc., the configuration included in the instance template associated to the Availability Zone will be selected by default and cannot be changed. The system will automatically selects the Availability Zone(s) configured by the Availability Group.
    4. Click Buy Now to trigger the purchase. If you choose to create a monthly package billing instance, you will need to pay the fee.
  • Instance Template List Page/Details Page

    1. Access Availability Group Console, select Availability Group, and click Operate - Add New Instance to enter the instance creation page.

    2. Creation method in creation page will be selected to create instance in Availability Group, and select the corresponding Availability Group, Instance Type, Image, VPC, Security Group information, Login Password, etc. and will select the configuration already included in the instance template by default. You can be change it on this basis. In addition, you need to select availability zone, assign instance name and description, etc.

    3. Click Buy Now to trigger the purchase. If you choose to create monthly package billing instance, you will need to pay.

       Please note:
       * If the configuration resource included in the instance template associated with the Availability Group has been deleted, you cannot create instances in the Availability Group, that is, the instance template is unavailable but you can choose to replace the Availability Group's instance template at the time.
       * Creating new instances in the Availability Group does not require you to specify an Availability Zone. The system will select from the Availability Zones configured in the Availability Group concerning the uniform distribution in the Availability Zones as far as possible based on current instances distribution.
      

Related Reference

Create Linux Instance

Create Windows Instance

Instance Template Overview

Availability Group Overview

Update Time:2019-08-28 21:38:30