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9 Images

9.1 Images

SUSE Manager enables system administrators to build system images, virtual images, containers and similar with the help of profiles and create image stores.

For background information, see Book “Advanced Topics”, Chapter 8 “Image Building and Management”.

If you click Main Menu › Images › Images, an overview listing of your images appears. Several columns provide information about each image:

images list images
  • Select box: To select images, mark the appropriate check boxes. Selected images can be deleted simultaneously via the Delete button that appears in the upper right corner while selecting images.

  • Name:

  • Version and Revision:

  • Updates: Shows which type of update action is applicable to the image or confirms that the image is up-to-date. For more information about these icons, see Chapter 7, Systems.

  • Patches and Packages:

  • Build:

  • Last Modified: Time when the images was modified last.

  • Actions: Details and Delete button. Details opens a the Image Details page.

In the upper right corner offers several action buttons: The Delete button appears when one or more images are selected. Import and Refresh are default buttons. Import allows to import pre-built images; for more information, see Book “Advanced Topics”, Chapter 8 “Image Building and Management”, Section 8.2 “Container Images”, Section 8.2.7 “Importing an Image”.

9.1.1 Image Details

The Image Details page contains the Overview, Patches, and Packages tabs.

9.2 Build

If you click menu::Main Menu[Images > Build], the dialog for building images appears:

images image build
  • Version : The version string that you would like to see in the Images listing, applicable only to containers.

  • Build Profile : Select an Image Profile created with the Main Menu › Images › Profiles page.

  • Build Host : Select a Build Host.

  • Earliest : Schedule build time.

Confirm with Build to start image building. When the image is done, find it listed in the Images overview described in Section 9.1, “Images”.

9.3 Profiles

If you click Main Menu › Images › Profiles, a listing of your Image Profiles appears. Several columns provide information about each image:

  • Select box: To select image profiles, mark the appropriate check boxes. Selected profiles can be deleted simultaneously via the Delete button that appears in the upper right corner while selecting profiles.

  • Label : The name of the profile.

  • Build Type : Dockerfile is available. Use Dockerfile to build containers.

  • Actions : Build , Edit and Delete button. Build creates the image according to this profile. Edit opens a the Profile Details page for editing.

Refresh and Create are default buttons in the upper right corner. Create opens the Create Image Profile dialog:

images image create profile

9.4 Stores

If you click Main Menu › Images › Stores, a listing of your Image Stores appears. Several columns provide information about each store:

images image stores
  • Select box: To select image stores, mark the appropriate check boxes. Selected stores can be deleted simultaneously via the Delete button that appears in the upper right corner while selecting stores.

  • Label : Name of the store.

  • Type : Currently, only Registry is available.

  • Actions : Edit and Delete button. Edit opens a the Store Details page for editing.

In the upper right corner offers several action buttons: The Delete button appears when one or more stores are selected. Refresh and Create are default buttons. Create opens the Create Image Store dialog:

imeages image stores create
Note
Note: Image stores for Kiwi build type

Image stores for Kiwi build type are not supported yet. Kiwi build type is used to build system, virtual, and other images.

Images are always stored in /srv/www/os-image/<organization id>.

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