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as far as I know, using the dashboard, there's no way to either create an image or load, in the catalogue, an image you created.

For creating an image, you need to use kvm (see a description here ) or some tools specifically designed to do that (see This means that starting from an installation ISO image, you create a boot-able "disk" or (better) a boot-able image.

Once you have created an image, you have to load it into the catalogue by calling glance's CLI. See here for details: This second step actually reads the image (the file) and loads it into glance.

Alternatively you can download some per-fabricated image from a "free" catalogue you find in Internet (see, for example here and load such an image into glance (with the steps described in the previous step).