Create adhoc snapshot of a file share

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This section describes how to create an adhoc snapshot of a file share.

  1. View the Shares list.

  2. Locate the share in the list and click the snapshot icon for that share. (For details about working with items in lists, see List view actions.

  3. In the Create Snapshot dialog, enter a name for your snapshot and click Create.

After you finish

The snapshot can take a few minutes to become available. When available, you can create another share by cloning this snapshot. For information, see Create a file share from a snapshot.