Updated on 2024-06-11 GMT+08:00

Replicating a Shared Image


Replicate a private image that was shared with you. The image is displayed in the private image list. You can export, share, and replicate this image, or use it to create ECSs.


  • Currently, only system and data disk images can be replicated. Full-ECS images are not supported.
  • Currently, images can only be replicated within a region.
  • An image to be replicated cannot be larger than 128 GB.
  • An image cannot be replicated to generate an encrypted image.


  1. Access the IMS console.
    1. Log in to the management console.
    2. Under Compute, click Image Management Service.

      The IMS console is displayed.

  2. On the displayed IMS console, click the Images Shared with Me tab.

    Shared images that are accepted are displayed.

  3. Locate a shared image, click More in the Operation column, and select Replicate from the drop-down list.
    Figure 1 Replicating an image
  4. In the Replicate Image dialog box, specify Name, Enterprise Project, and Description.
  5. Click OK.

    You can click the Private Images tab and view the creation progress of the image in the private image list. When the image status changes to Normal, the image creation is complete.