I want to import an instance from my local virtualization environment into Amazon EC2, or export an Amazon EC2 instance to my local environment.

You can use the AWS VM Import/Export tools to import virtual machine (VM) images from your local environment into AWS and convert them into ready-to-use Amazon EC2 instances. Later, you can export the VM images back to your local environment. VM Import/Export is compatible with Citrix Xen, Microsoft Hyper-V, or VMware vSphere virtualization environments.

If you encounter problems, check Troubleshooting VM Import/Export in the Amazon EC2 User Guide.

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