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Adjusted EC2 clients examples

Also cleaned some bad HTML
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<h2>Uploading VM Images to Cumulus with Boto _NAMELINK(s3boto)</h2>
The python library boto can be used to upload images to
-<a href="faq.html#Cumulus">Cumulus</a>. Once a VM is staged into Cumulus
+<a href="faq.html#cumulus">Cumulus</a>. Once a VM is staged into Cumulus
it can be submitted for execution.
In order for Nimbus to efficiently find VM images in Cumulus a naming convention
is used. Three pieces of information are needed to follow this convention:
<li>The repository bucket name</li>By default this is
<tt class="literal">Repo</tt>
@@ -35,14 +36,16 @@
the time of your account creation. It can also be found in your
cloud clients configuration file (<a href="clouds/cloudquickstart.html">More Info</a>)
That information is used to form a Cumulus url in the following way:
<pre class="panel">
cumulus://&lt;cumulus hostname&gt;/&lt;bucket name&gt;/&lt;prefix&gt;/&lt;canonical ID&gt;/&lt;image name&gt;
Once you have the proper url formed you can use that information and
boto to upload the image into the storage repository.
<pre class="panel">
from boto.s3.connection import OrdinaryCallingFormat
from boto.s3.connection import S3Connection
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k.key = VMS/" + canonical_id + "/" + image_name
At this point your image will be ready for submission using the name <i>image_name</i>
<div class="note"><p class="note-title">Image Names</p>
You may upload an image to any Cumulus name you wish and still submit it
for run. This is described below. However, the above naming convention
is strongly recommended in order to have a smooth and natural experience.
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<div class="panel"><pre>
import boto
+from boto.ec2.regioninfo import RegionInfo
-# first create a connection to the appropriate host, using your credentials
+# first create a region object and connection
+region = RegionInfo(name="nimbus", endpoint="")
-# due to an inconvenient bug in boto the following line is needed = ""
# then do something with the connection
@@ -114,7 +118,6 @@
<a name="botoex"> </a>
<h2>A Full Example with Boto _NAMELINK(botoex)</h2>
<div class="panel"><pre>
import boto
from boto.s3.key import Key
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from boto.s3.connection import OrdinaryCallingFormat
from boto.s3.connection import S3Connection
from boto.ec2.connection import EC2Connection
+from boto.ec2.regioninfo import RegionInfo
id="&lt;Cumulus ID&gt;"
pw="&lt;Cumulus password&gt;"
host="&lt;Cumulus hostname&gt;
@@ -131,7 +135,8 @@
canonical_id="&lt;Canonical ID&gt;"
-ec2conn = EC2Connection(id, pw, host=host, port=port)
+region = RegionInfo(name="nimbus", endpoint=host)
+ec2conn = boto.connect_ec2(access_id, access_secret, region=region, port=8444)
cf = OrdinaryCallingFormat()
s3conn = S3Connection(id, pw, host=host, port=cumulusport, is_secure=False, calling_format=cf)
@@ -155,7 +160,6 @@
<a name="ec2-api-tools"> </a>
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