Builders

This section shows created builders. Builders are responsible for creating machines and generating images for various platforms.

Builders define the region and configuration (CPU and RAM) of the VM that will be used to create the image.

Data table functions #

1. Select Column Function: Depending on the information needed, you can select the columns you want to be shown. The view of columns can always be changed.

2. Data Export: You can export the data from the spreadsheet either as CSV, XLS file or only by a specific selection.

3. Spreadsheet Columns Function: By clicking on the Arrow you can choose to show data either from latest to newest or vice versa. Moreover, by selecting the Funnel you can filter according to further criteria.

4. Clear Function: This button allows you to clear all filters that you have set before.

5. Search Function: Filter the entire data table for specific keywords.

Data table view in builders

Table view #

The Builder Configurations table view shows the following columns:

  • Name of the builder you specify during creation.
  • Type of the builder. Currently, we support AWS, Azure Gallery and Azure Managed.
  • Description that is saved with the builder.
  • Connection which is used to create the image. The connection is configured in the settings area. Simply click on 1. the Action Menu as shown in the image below.
  • Region where the image is created.
  • Instance type that is used to create the image.
  • Date when the builder was created as well as when it was Last Updated.
Builder configurations table view

Supported operating system #

Currently image.XO supports the creation of images on AWS for the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2022
  • Ubuntu Server 16.04
  • Ubuntu Server 18.04
  • CentOS 7

Additionally, on Azure we support Windows 10 and 11 multi-session.

Add builders #

Before you can configure an image, a builder must be available. The builder defines where the image will be created.

Click + to create a new builder for your account.

Add builder

In the next step, you can choose the type of builder you want to use.

AWS #

Choose connection type

The AWS Builder Configuration enables you to deploy images to AWS. Here you need to insert relevant information such as the ConnectionRegion or the Instance Type which are shown below. Declare a Name for the builder, for example, “Amazon, Account-Id, eu-central-1, M5” or “Amazon EBS Builder for West Europe”.

A description can be inserted, but is not mandatory. We recommend you use this field to add more information about the type of builder since it makes information flow more transparent.

Azure #

Azure Gallery Type

The Azure Gallery Builder Configuration enables you to deploy images to Azure.

Choose relevant information: Connection that should be used for image creation, Region where the image has to be created, Instance Type that should be used and the Replication Regions, where you specify the number of replications for the image in the selected regions. Furthermore, declare a Name for the builder. This can be something like “Azure, Subscription-Id, Amsterdam” or “Azure Gallery Builder for West Europe”.

A description can be inserted, but is not mandatory. Use this field to add more information about the type of builder to enhance the information exchange between you and your colleagues.

Add azure managed type

The Azure Managed Builder Configuration enables you to deploy images to Azure.

Choose relevant information: Connection that should be used for image creation, Region where the image has to be created, Instance Type that should be used and the Replication Regions, where you specify the number of replications for the image in the selected regions. Now, you need to declare a Name for the builder. This can be something like “Azure, Subscription-Id, Amsterdam” or “Azure Managed Builder for Amsterdam”.

A description can be inserted, but is not mandatory. Use this field to add more information about the type of builder to enhance the information exchange between you and your colleagues.

Note that you can create multiple connections in the settings area by clicking + while adding a builder.

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