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)
-f, --force Force command to execute without user input
-h, --help Print usage
-o, --output string Desired output format [text|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