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<!DOCTYPE task PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DITA Task//EN" "task.dtd">
<task id="launch_instances_ui_context">
<title>Create Instances</title>
<shortdesc> This screen allows you create a new instance.</shortdesc>
<taskbody/>
<task id="launch_instances_ui_image_steps">
<title>Select an Image</title>
<shortdesc>This panel allows you to select a base image to use for creating your
instance.</shortdesc>
<taskbody>
<steps>
<step>
<cmd>Refine your results by selecting filter values using the drop-down list
boxes or by typing text into the <uicontrol>Search</uicontrol> text
box.</cmd>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> Select an image by clicking on the image in the <uicontrol>Select
image</uicontrol> list. </cmd>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> Click the <uicontrol>Next: Select type</uicontrol> button to proceed to
the <uicontrol>Type</uicontrol> panel. </cmd>
</step>
</steps>
</taskbody>
</task>
<task id="launch_instances_ui_type_steps">
<title>Select a Type</title>
<shortdesc>This panel allows you to specify the instance size, number of instances, and the
availability zone of your new instance(s).</shortdesc>
<taskbody>
<steps>
<step>
<cmd> Select an instance size by clicking the appropriate icon. </cmd>
<info>
<note> Information about the instance size is displayed when you click the
instance size link. </note>
</info>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> You can optionally type the number of instances to launch in the
<uicontrol>Number of instances</uicontrol> text box if you want to
launch more than one instance.</cmd>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> If you want to specify an availability zone other than the default, select
an availability zone using the <uicontrol>Availability zone</uicontrol>
drop-down list box. </cmd>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> Click the <uicontrol>Next: Select security</uicontrol> button to proceed
to the <uicontrol>Security</uicontrol> panel. </cmd>
</step>
</steps>
</taskbody>
</task>
<task id="launch_instances_ui_security_steps">
<title>Specify Security</title>
<shortdesc>This panel allows you to specify the key pair and security group that will be
used by your new instance(s).</shortdesc>
<taskbody>
<steps>
<step>
<cmd> Select a key pair using the <uicontrol>Key pair</uicontrol> drop-down list
box. </cmd>
<info>
<note> You can also create a new key pair by clicking the <uicontrol>Create
new key pair</uicontrol> link to display the <uicontrol>Create new
key pair</uicontrol> dialog box. </note>
</info>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> Select a security group using the <uicontrol>Security group</uicontrol>
drop-down list box. </cmd>
<info>
<note> You can also create a new security group by clicking the
<uicontrol>Create new security group</uicontrol> link to display the
<uicontrol>Create new security group</uicontrol> dialog box. </note>
</info>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> You can optionally specify advanced options by clicking the
<uicontrol>Select advanced options</uicontrol> link. </cmd>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> Click the <uicontrol>Launch instance(s)</uicontrol> button. </cmd>
</step>
</steps>
</taskbody>
</task>
<task id="launch_instances_ui_advanced_steps">
<title>Specify Advanced Options</title>
<shortdesc>This panel allows you to specify advanced options for your new instance(s). You
can add user data, override the kernal and RAM disk IDs, specify private networking, and
add additional storage.</shortdesc>
<taskbody>
<steps>
<step>
<cmd> Specify custom user data by typing it into the <uicontrol>User
data</uicontrol> text box or by attaching a file using the
<uicontrol>Attach file</uicontrol> link.</cmd>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> You can override the kernel ID in the selected image with the
<uicontrol>Kernel ID</uicontrol> drop-down list box. </cmd>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> You can override the RAM disk ID in the selected image with the
<uicontrol>RAM disk ID</uicontrol> drop-down list box. </cmd>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> Click the <uicontrol>Network</uicontrol> check box to specify that your
new instance should use private addressing only. Private addresses cannot
connect directly to the Internet and must go through a NAT (Network Address
Translation) device or an elastic IP address mapped to the instance. </cmd>
</step>
<step>
<cmd>You can add one or more additional storage devices to your instance:</cmd>
<substeps id="launch_instances_ui_advanced_storage_steps">
<substep>
<cmd> Specify the storage type (EBS or ephemeral) using the
<uicontrol>Volume</uicontrol> drop-down list box. </cmd>
</substep>
<substep>
<cmd> Type the desired device mapping into the
<uicontrol>Map</uicontrol> text box (for example, sdc for
/dev/sdc). </cmd>
</substep>
<substep>
<cmd> If you are creating the attached volume from a snapshot, specify
the snapshot using the <uicontrol>Create from snapshot</uicontrol>
drop-down list box. </cmd>
</substep>
<substep>
<cmd> Type the size of the attached storage in gigabytes into the
<uicontrol>Size (GB) </uicontrol>text box. </cmd>
</substep>
<substep>
<cmd> Select the <uicontrol>Delete on termination</uicontrol> check box
if you would like the attached storage to be deleted when the
instance is terminated. </cmd>
</substep>
<substep>
<cmd> Click the <uicontrol>Add another</uicontrol> button to add the
storage to your new instance. </cmd>
</substep>
</substeps>
</step>
<step>
<cmd> Click the <uicontrol>Launch instance(s)</uicontrol> button to launch your
new instance(s). </cmd>
</step>
</steps>
</taskbody>
</task>
</task>
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