Restore a Snapshot onto a Volume


ionosctl snapshot restore [flags]


For snapshot command:

[ss snap]

For restore command:



Use this command to restore a Snapshot onto a Volume. A Snapshot is created as just another image that can be used to create new Volumes or to restore an existing Volume.

Required values to run command:

  • Datacenter Id

  • Volume Id

  • Snapshot Id


  -u, --api-url string         Override default host url (default "")
      --cols strings           Set of columns to be printed on output 
                               Available columns: [SnapshotId Name LicenceType Size State] (default [SnapshotId,Name,LicenceType,Size,State])
  -c, --config string          Configuration file used for authentication (default "$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/ionosctl/config.json")
      --datacenter-id string   The unique Data Center Id (required)
  -D, --depth int32            Controls the detail depth of the response objects. Max depth is 10.
  -f, --force                  Force command to execute without user input
  -h, --help                   Print usage
      --no-headers             Don't print table headers when table output is used
  -o, --output string          Desired output format [text|json|api-json] (default "text")
  -q, --quiet                  Quiet output
  -i, --snapshot-id string     The unique Snapshot Id (required)
  -t, --timeout int            Timeout option for Request for Snapshot restore [seconds] (default 60)
  -v, --verbose                Print step-by-step process when running command
      --volume-id string       The unique Volume Id (required)
  -w, --wait-for-request       Wait for the Request for Snapshot restore to be executed


ionosctl snapshot restore --snapshot-id SNAPSHOT_ID --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --volume-id VOLUME_ID --wait-for-request

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