Creating an on-demand snapshot for a cloud volume Edit on GitHub Request doc changes

You can create an on-demand snapshot of a cloud volume from either the Volumes or Snapshots page.

Creating snapshots from the Volumes page

Steps
  1. Click the volume name, select Snapshots, and then click + Create new snapshot.

  2. Enter a name for the snapshot, or use the automatically generated name.

  3. Select the volume name, and then, from the drop-down list, select the volume for which you want to create a snapshot.

  4. Click Create snapshot.

The created snapshot appears.

Creating snapshots from the Snapshots page

Steps
  1. Click + Create new snapshot.

  2. Enter a name for the snapshot, or use the automatically generated name.

  3. From the drop-down list, select the volume for which you want to create a snapshot.

  4. Click Create snapshot.

The created snapshot is now listed.