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5.12. Creating an instance of a custom image using Alibaba

You can create instances of the custom image using Alibaba ECS Console.


  • You have activated OSS and uploaded your custom image.
  • You have successfully imported your image to ECS Console.


  1. Log in to the ECS console.
  2. On the left side menu, choose Instances.
  3. In the top corner, click Create Instance. You are redirected to a new window.
  4. Fill in all the required information. See Creating an instance by using the wizard for more details.
  5. Click Create Instance and confirm the order.


    You can see the option Create Order instead of Create Instace, depending on your subscription.

As a result, you have an active instance ready for deployment.