You can modify the name and description of your custom images to help you organize and identify them, and you can delete custom images that you no longer require

Modify the name and description of a custom image

To modify the name and description of a custom image, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, select Snapshots and Images > Images.
  3. Select the target region.
  4. Find the custom image to be edited and then click the icon..
  5. Enter a name for the custom image.

  6. In the Actions column, click Modify Description and then, in the dialog box, enter a Custom Image Description.
  7. Click Save.

Alternatively, you can modify the name and description of a custom image by calling the ECS API ModifyImageAttribute.

Delete custom images

To delete one or more custom images, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, select Snapshots and Images > Images.
  3. Select the target region.
  4. Select one or more custom images that you want to delete, and then click Delete.

  5. In the dialog box that appears, select the required method for deleting the custom images:
    • Delete: The custom images are deleted normally.
    • Force Delete: The custom images are deleted forcibly. Check I confirm to forcibly Delete the selected instances.
      Note After you forcibly delete the custom images, cloud disk reinitialization of the instances that you have created from the images cannot be performed.


  6. Click OK.

Alternatively, you can delete custom images by calling the ECS API DeleteImage.