RE: AMIs on wiki doesn't match AMIs in AWS Marketplace?
The Marketplace team clone the AMIs that I produce (in my role as DD) into their account in US East. They should be bit-for-bit identical, but with a new AMI ID. They then distribute these to all regions that I have indicated (all of them we can distribute too that AWS Marketplace supports), which again gets new AMI IDs in each Region.
This command (with the AWS CLI installed and you profile set up) will give you some small result set to find the AMI ID in:
$ aws --profile droesler --region ap-southeast-2 ec2 describe-images --owners aws-marketplace --filters "Name=description,Values=Debian*"
(droesler needs to be an entry in your config file for the aws command with your secret/access keys)
James Bromberger | Solution Architect | Amazon Web Services
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Roesler [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, 4 April 2014 9:24 AM
> To: Bromberger, James
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: AMIs on wiki doesn't match AMIs in AWS Marketplace?
> Thanks! I wonder if they are exactly the same image (they seem to both
> have the 2014-02-08 date), and the Marketplace automatically created
> another AMI number when the listing is added.
> Also, is there a way we can see the AMI number of a Marketplace AMI
> before launching the instance? I can't seem to find them anywhere on either
> the web console launch wizard or the Marketplace website.
> On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 6:07 PM, Bromberger, James
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi Daniel
> > I suspect the Wiki is out of date as I haven't gone back to it since I pushed
> the images ot the Marketplace team. I'll update shortly. Thanks for the
> > James
> > James Bromberger | Solution Architect | Amazon Web Services
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> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Daniel Roesler [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> >> Sent: Friday, 4 April 2014 12:23 AM
> >> To: email@example.com
> >> Subject: AMIs on wiki doesn't match AMIs in AWS Marketplace?
> >> Howdy all,
> >> I recently spun up a new Debian 64-bit instance in us-west-2 using
> >> the Debian AWS Marketplace page. The reported AMI ID is:
> >> debian-wheezy-amd64-pvm-2014-02-08-ebs-8e939b13-41b6-40bc-b2ba-
> >> 481f2d6c5d79-ami-d3675dba.2
> >> (ami-1ebcd32e)
> >> Then, I went to the Debian-Cloud wiki and saw that the 64-bit EBS
> >> Debian 7.4 AMI for us-west-2 should be:
> >> ami-de2042ee
> >> What is the reason for these not matching? Is the wiki out of date or
> >> the AWS Marketplace?
> >> Also, for some reason, I can't find a list of the AMIs listed on the
> >> AWS Marketplace website, so I don't know if other regions have a
> >> mismatch. Can people who use other regions and the AWS Marketplace
> >> confirm whether their AMIs match the wiki?
> >> Thanks!
> >> Daniel
> >>  - https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B00AA27RK4/
> >>  - https://wiki.debian.org/Cloud/AmazonEC2Image/Wheezy
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