It is easy to create a snapshot of the root disk of an instance or volume by using the snapshot dialog in the Nectar dashboard.

In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to take snapshots of instances and volumes, and then go through the process of restoring from a snapshot.

What you’ll learn

  • Create a snapshot of an instance
  • Launch an instance from snapshot
  • Create a snapshot of a volume
  • Create a new volume based on that snapshot

What you’ll need

  • Access to a Nectar Project
  • A running Nectar instance
  • An existing Volume