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Configuring a LXD Image Remote
LXD is not simply a daemon for creating and managing our LXC containers; it also allows us to store and manage images. All LXD servers work as image remotes, but we can specially configure LXD to have our server work as a remote available for all hosts on the network, allowing us to share images, containers, and configurations.
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Install LXD on the Remote
Install LXD on the provided "Ubuntu 18.04 Remote":
sudo snap install lxd --channel=3.0/stable sudo usermod cloud_user -aG lxd
Log out and log back in.
Configure the Remote
lxd initcommand, ensuring that the server is available over the network and bound to port 8443. Set the password to
Configure all storage pools and networks with the default options.
Add Remote to LXD Server
From the Ubuntu 18.04 LXD server, run the following command to set up the
lxc remote add lxd-share 10.0.1.110
Copy Images to Remote
Copy the base Alpine and Ubuntu images to the remote:
lxc image copy images:alpine/3.11 lxd-share: --alias alpine lxc image copy ubuntu:16.04 lxd-share: --alias ubuntu
You can confirm by viewing a list of images:
lxc image list lxc image list lxd-share:
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