How to share an AMI Image in AWS

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Sometimes you may find yourself in a situation where you need to share an image between accounts.  Below you will find a quick walk through of how to share an AMI image you’ve already created.

Right click on the Image > Modify image permissions

Add AWS account number here

****If you don’t check the box then you can still share the image but people will need to create an EC2 instance from the image before they can create their own image

–Eliminates the ability to do copy right away


Sharing images is not a challenging task but it helps to have seen it once or twice.  As always, I hope y’all found this useful.

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