A full image update – also known as a “rolled-up image” – is an update that contains all the files necessary to run your game server, not just the differences between the previous version and the new version, as is the case with differential updates.
When you create a full image version, it consolidates all the differential updates into the master image and transitions the image version to the next version number. By combining the update archives in this way, you reduce the total disk space that your game image consumes and, consequently, the amount of time it takes for your fleet to scale into the cloud. We call this process “rolling up” because of how it consolidates the differential images into a single complete image.
How to roll-up a game image
You can roll-up a game image through the Clanforge web interface or through the Multiplay API.
To roll-up a game image through the Clanforge web interface, follow the instructions for updating your game image through the Clanforge web interface. When you reach the deployment stage, make sure to toggle the checkbox for “Make this image a full image.”
To roll-up a game image through the Multiplay API, follow the instructions for updating your game image through the Multiplay API. When you reach the Image Version Create step, make sure to include the
full variable in the API call and set its value to