When you launch an instance (with
manage-instance launch) you can upload a file or suite of files. Things you might want to upload:
- Shell scripts to be run on system startup. This can be used to set up your server without having to do a custom image.
- Configuration files. These can automate your configuration process.
This paramenter takes the form:
You may upload a suite of files by using the "
--upload" option repeatedly. For example:
Please note that the total size of the uploaded files is limited to 1MB, and the "permissions" descriptor is optional (the default value is 0644).