Cloud Canaries have received a major update in 2.1.3. This page describes the significant changes, and how to take advantage of the new AMIs.
Everyone with Cloud Canaries. By the time you read this, your Console will already have the new AMIs available.
The process hasn't changed since the last time. You can login to your Console, click "Setup", scroll down to your Cloud Canaries, and click "Launch" next to one of your new AMIs.
If you launch your Cloud birds automatically with tools like Terraform or CloudFormation, simply grab the new AMI-id from your Console's Setup page, and replace the old AMI-id with the new one.
Your current instances are most likely 2.0.2 Cloud birds. We're in the process of building the update which will make them 2.1.3 birds. In short, hold tight, an update for old birds is coming.
Nothing! They're still accessible on EC2, and you can still launch and use them. To limit the scope for confusion we remove them from your Console's Settings page, so you'll only see the most recent AMIs listed there.
If you do want to revisit an old AMI, simply login to AWS and open EC2. Then click "AMIs" on the left menu, hit the dropdown and select "Private images":