VM Import/Export
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Document History for VM Import/Export

The following table describes the documentation for this release of VM Import/Export.

Change Description Date

Export a VM from an AMI

Added support for exporting a VM file based on an Amazon Machine Image (AMI).

23 August 2019

Import VMs with multiple volumes as images

Added support for importing VMs as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) using the ImportImage API. ImportInstance also supports importing VMs with multiple volumes. The new API improves performance and flexibility.

23 April 2015

Import Linux virtual machines

Added support for importing Linux instances.

16 December 2013

Export a VM from an instance

Added support for exporting Windows Server instances that you originally imported into Amazon EC2.

Added support for exporting Linux instances to Citrix Xen, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMware vSphere.

25 May 2012

Import in VHD file format

Added support for importing virtual machine image files in VHD format. With this release, VM Import now supports RAW, VHD, and VMDK (VMware ESX-compatible) image formats.

24 August 2011