Creating Snapshots

You can create a snapshot of a volume at the current time. Snapshot creation occurs instantly. The snapshot will be located in the same pool as the base volume.

Before you can create a snapshot of a volume, snapshot space must be reserved for the volume. See Modifying Snapshot Settings for information about reserving snapshot space.

To create a snapshot at the current time, click:

Volumes > volume_name > Create snapshot

The Create Snapshot dialog box appears (Figure 2: Create Snapshot ).

Figure 2: Create Snapshot

You can specify the following information in the Create Snapshot dialog box:

Click OK to create the snapshot.

The snapshot will appear in the far left panel, under the volume name, identified by the date and time when the snapshot was created, as shown in Figure 3: Volume Snapshots .