In this Article we will explain how to bundle an instance which already has cPanel installed in it. The only thing you need to consider is cPanel licensing as cPanel provides license for the Elastic IP address. The article assumes that cPanel is licensed to an Elastic IP and the IP is still with us so that it can be reassigned to the new instance once its launched.
Many times we have seen issues like instances becoming unresponsive or not reachable by SSH etc. In such cases if we have a an AMI bundled and ready to start, we can go live in less than 5 minutes. We could save our clients by launching the AMIs with cPanel in couple of instances where the EC2 instances became unresponsive.
2) Bundle the files on the current instance into a copy of the image under /mnt
3) Upload the bundle to a bucket in S3
This will return an output like