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Grant Image Launch Permissions

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This feature is only available for AWS deployments.

Overview

You can grant image launch permissions to launch VMs using supported Base OS Images to AWS cloud accounts that do not have the privilege to launch VMs using these images.

When you grant image launch permissions, you are doing so at the cloud account level. When you add a cloud account and then add a region for that cloud account, the images within that account do not have launch permissions for a image. If you subsequently add a second cloud account, the image inherit the permissions from the first cloud account – If you would like to provide Image Launch permissions for all images, then be sure to grant the permission as soon as you add the first cloud account.

When you add a new region, you must go to your existing cloud accounts and then grant permissions to the required system images.

Grant Image Launch Permissions

To grant image launch permissions, follow this procedure:

  1. Click Admin > Clouds.
  2. Locate the required cloud and click Cloud Configuration.
  3. Click Cloud Accounts.
  4. Click the dropdown arrow for the required account and select Grant Image Launch Permissions.
  5. Click OK in the Image Launch Permissions popup to confirm this action.