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Jan. 9, 2022, 6:28 p.m. | /u/hpsy08

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i am exporting out an image in ova format from aws --> s3. the total image size is between 3-4GB and it takes over 5 hours to complete. has anyone else see these speeds or is there something i am doing incorrectly? bucket and instance being exported are in the same region (us-east-1).

the full command i am using is:

/usr/local/bin/aws ec2 create-instance-export-task \ --instance-id $instance_id \ --region $region \ --target-environment vmware \ --export-to-s3-task DiskImageFormat=vmdk,ContainerFormat=ova,S3Bucket=$bucket_name,S3Prefix=$prefix/ \ --description "exporting ova $(date +%s)" | jq -r '.[] | .ExportTaskId' ) 

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