Custom Images Quickstart

Upload Images

To upload a custom image of an accepted format:

  1. From the control panel, in the Images section, select the Custom images tab.

  2. Click the Upload Image button to open a file selector, drag and drop to upload a file directly, or click the Import via URL button to provide a link to an image.

  3. Fill in the details of your image, like the name, datacenter region, any tags you want to use, and notes. Then, click Upload Image.

Create Droplets from Custom Images

  1. From the Droplet create page, under Choose an image, select Custom images.

  2. Choose the custom image you want to use.

  3. Fill out the rest of the choices on the create page, then click Create.

Add Custom Images to Additional Regions

You can create Droplets from custom images in the region in which the custom image is available. To add a custom image to additional regions:

  1. From the control panel, in the Images section, select the Custom images tab.

  2. From a custom image’s More menu, click Add to region.

  3. In the Custom image availability window that opens, select the regions you want to add the custom image to.

Delete Custom Images

From the control panel, click Images, then Custom Images. From a custom images’s More menu, click Delete, then click Delete item in the confirmation window that opens.