Create an adhoc snapshot of a disk

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

  1. View the Disks list.

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

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

After you finish

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