ISO Overview

Last Updated on 2020-05-26

ISO Image Overview

Feature

The ISO library provides a list of common operating systems that allow you to mount our default ISO or your custom ISO on your cloud servers. You are also welcomed to suggest what OS should be listed on the library.

Regional Availability

ISO is available for all cloud servers across all regions.

Role Permissions

Role Permissions
Owner Access to LayerStack ISO library, Deploy & Rebuild Cloud Servers from ISO, Upload & Delete Custom ISO
Member Access to LayerStack ISO library, Rebuild Cloud Servers from ISO, Upload & Delete Custom ISO
Billing Member Access to LayerStack ISO library, Rebuild Cloud Servers from ISO, Upload & Delete Custom ISO
Billing Admin Not Available

Available ISO

  • CentOS 6, 7, 8
  • Ubuntu 16, 18, 19, 20
  • Debian 8, 9, 10
  • Fedora 30
  • Elastix 2.4
  • FreeBSD 11
  • Fedora 31
  • Linux System Rescue
  • Windows Administrator Password Reset
  • Windows Server 2008 (English)
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard/ Datacenter (English/繁體中文/简体中文)
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard (English/ 繁體中文/简体中文)
  • Windows Server 2019 Standard (English/繁體中文/简体中文)
  • Windows 7 Professional (English)
  • Windows 10 (English/ 繁體中文/简体中文)

Limits

  • The root password of your cloud server will no longer be valid if you reinstall the operating system via an ISO.
  • The maximum number of custom ISO files that can be uploaded is 2, the maximum size of each being 10GB.

Quick Start Guide

Mount ISO

  1. Log in to LayerPanel , go to the Services section and click Cloud Servers button, and then click on the Cloud Servers you want to use ISO file.

  2. Click the ISO button.

  3. Choose your preferred ISO file, and then click the Mount ISO and Restart button.


Detach ISO

  1. Log in to LayerPanel , go to the Services section and click Cloud Servers button, and then click on the Cloud Servers you want to detach ISO file.

  2. Click the ISO button.

  3. Click the Detach ISO button.


Upload Custom ISO

  1. Log in to LayerPanel , go to the Services section and click Cloud Servers button, and then click on the Cloud Servers you want to use ISO file.

  2. Click the ISO button.

  3. Click the Upload option and you will see 3 options here.

    Choose URL:

    File Location: Input the HTTP download URL
    File Name: Input your ISO name (E.g CentOS8)
    Example: http://xxx.com/pub/Linux/centos/8/xxx.iso

    NOTE: If your ISO file is in FTP server, you need to use FTP method and change URL from http:// to ftp://.

    Example:

    http://ftp.xxx.hk/pub/Linux/centos/8/xxx.iso
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    ftp://ftp.xxx.hk/pub/Linux/centos/8/xxx.iso

    Choose FTP:

    File Location: Input the FTP directory path
    File Name: Input your ISO name (E.g CentOS8)
    FTP Login: Input your FTP login username
    FTP Password: Input your FTP password

    Example: ftp://ftp.xxx.hk/pub/Linux/centos/8/xxx.iso

    Choose Google Drive Link:

    File Location: Input the HTTP download URL
    File Name: Input your ISO name (E.g CentOS8)

    Example: https://drive.google.com/file/xxx/view?usp=sharing

    NOTE: Make sure to select the option of Public on the web because the connection is public between your computer and our server.

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  4. Once the upload process is completed, please click Switch and choose your custom ISO file for mounting this ISO into your Cloud Servers.

  5. After all installation is completed, you may detach & delete ISO file from the ISO option.


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