Alibaba Cloud Public Image Update Announcement

In order to provide better services, Alibaba Cloud will make changes on public images.

Effective Date: The change will take effect on Dec. 30, 2016.

Impact: There is no impact on the retained instances and custom images. It is recommended that you use the latest operating system version to create instances. If you have to create instances with versions that will go offline, please create custom images in advance. For instructions, see:

Changes: Public images are updated as follows:


a) 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 will be launched.

b)32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 will go offline.


The following versions will be launched:

32-bit Debian 8.6, 64-bit Debian 8.6, 32-bit Debian 7.11, 64-bit Debian 7.11

The following versions will go offline:

64-bit Debian 8.0.4, 32-bit Debian 7.5.0, 64-bit Debian 7.5.0, 32-bit Debian 6.0.9, 64-bit Debian 6.0.9


The following versions will be launched:

32-bit CentOS 6.8, 64-bit CentOS 6.8, 32-bit CentOS 5.11, 64-bit CentOS 5.11

The following versions will go offline:

32-bit CentOS 6.5, 64-bit CentOS 6.5, 64-bit CentOS 5.8, 32-bit CentOS 5.10, 64-bit CentOS 5.10, 64-bit CentOS 7.0

Thank you for your support of Alibaba Cloud! Best regards

The Alibaba Cloud Team

Dec. 25, 2016