Copying images of EC2 BillingProduct codes to another AWS account fails
This article applies to:
- Product edition: CloudRanger
The backup policy that creates an AMI of an EC2 instance fails to save an extra copy to another account.
An AWS limitation does not allow copying AMIs from Windows and AWS marketplace to another account.
Images with EC2 Billing Product codes cannot be copied to another AWS account.
To copy a shared AMI with a billing product code, launch an EC2 instance in the account using the shared AMI and then create a new AMI from the instance.