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  6. Creating a Snapshot

Creating a Snapshot

Scenarios

You can create an EVS snapshot on the management console to save the EVS disk data at a specific time point.

A maximum of 7 snapshots can be created for an EVS disk.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner and select the desired region and project.
  3. Under Storage, click Elastic Volume Service.

    The disk list page is displayed.

  4. Switch to the Create Snapshot page in either of the following ways:

    • In the disk list, locate the row that contains the target disk, click More in the Operation column, and choose Create Snapshot.

      Configure the basic settings for the snapshot according to Table 1.

      Table 1 Parameter description

      Parameter

      Description

      Example Value

      Snapshot Name

      Mandatory

      The name can contain a maximum of 64 characters.

      snapshot-01

    • In the navigation tree on the left, choose Elastic Volume Service > Snapshots.

      On the Snapshots page, click Create Snapshot.

      Configure the basic settings for the snapshot according to Table 2.

      Table 2 Parameter description

      Parameter

      Description

      Example Value

      Region

      Mandatory

      After you select a region, the disks in the selected region will be displayed for you to choose.

      -

      Snapshot Name

      Mandatory

      The name can contain a maximum of 64 characters.

      snapshot-01

      Select Disk

      Mandatory

      Select a disk based on which the snapshot is to be created.

      volume-01

  5. Click Create Now.
  6. Return to the Snapshots page to view the snapshot creation information.

    When the snapshot status changes to Available, the creation is successful.