Thanks Brad. Your last point sounds suspiciously like something I would do ...

So whenever I share I can terminate my instance but I shouldn't remove
any data?  Is that correct?



On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 9:18 AM, Brad Chapman <> wrote:
> Greg;
>> How do I know which snapshot is the appropriate one?
> The Amazon console displays the description for snapshots. They should
> have a string like:
> CloudMan share-a-cluster cluster_name: cm-31bf91279e41769ff78af22c1a276ec
>> The folder Dannon mentioned seems to be missing.
>> I swear this sharestring worked when I tested it two months ago.  I
>> can't imagine what happened.
> CloudMan can't re-build the shared instance without the EC2 folder,
> since this contains all of the metadata. If you deleted it since last
> testing it, that would explain the errors you're seeing.
> If it wasn't manually deleted, it's possible you may have deleted the
> entire cm-31bf91279e41769ff78af22c1a276ec bucket at some point when
> shutting down another CloudMan instance and checking "Remove all data."
> I've made this mistake in the past, forgetting that I had shared data in
> that cluster_name.
> Hope this helps,
> Brad

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