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Create a snapshot for an app

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You can create a snapshot for a specific application.

Before you begin

You must have the ID of the app you want to create a snapshot for. If needed you can use the workflow List the apps to locate the application.

1. Create a snapshot

Perform the following REST API call.

HTTP method Path



Additional input parameters

In addition to the parameters common with all REST API calls, the following parameters are also used in the curl examples for this step.

Parameter Type Required Description

app id



Identifies the managed application where the snapshot will be created.




Provides the parameters for the snapshot. See the example below.

JSON input example
  "type": "application/astra-appSnap",
  "version": "1.1",
  "name": "snapshot-david-1"
Curl example: Create a snapshot for the app
curl --location -i --request POST '<ACCOUNT_ID>/k8s/v1/apps/<APP_ID>/appSnaps' --header 'Content-Type: application/astra-appSnap+json' --header 'Accept: */*' --header 'Authorization: Bearer <API_TOKEN>' --data @JSONinput