Tuesday, April 2, 2019

AWS:- Create a snapshot of a volume

AWS:- Create a snapshot of a volume

1. Login to Amazon Management Console
2. EC2 => Snapshots in the navigation pane
3. Choose Create Snapshot.
4. Select the volume you want to create a snapshot for.
5. Add tags to your snapshot if you like.
6. Choose Create Snapshot.

Using command line to create a snapshot

=> First go to the volume and get the volume IP of the colume you want to take snapshot.
Volume ID = vol-1234567890abcdef0

aws ec2 create-snapshot --volume-id vol-1234567890abcdef0 --description "This is my root volume snapshot"

Source: Amazon

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