Creates a snapshot of a volume within the virtual data center. You can use a snapshot to create a new storage volume or to restore a storage volume.
knife ionoscloud snapshot create (options)

Available options:

Required options:

  • datacenter_id
  • volume_id
ionoscloud_url: --url URL
the Ionoscloud API URL
extra_config_file: --extra-config EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH, -e EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH
path to the additional config file
datacenter_id: --datacenter DATACENTER_ID, -D DATACENTER_ID
iD of the Datacenter (required)
volume_id: --volume VOLUME_ID, -V VOLUME_ID
iD of the Volume (required)
name of the snapshot
description: --description SNAPSHOT_DESCRIPTION
description of the snapshot
sec_auth_protection: --sec-auth
flag representing if extra protection is enabled on snapshot e.g. Two Factor protection etc.
licence_type: --licence LICENCE_TYPE, -l LICENCE_TYPE
the OS type of this Snapshot
ionoscloud_username: --username USERNAME, -u USERNAME
your Ionoscloud username
ionoscloud_password: --password PASSWORD, -p PASSWORD
your Ionoscloud password
ionoscloud_token: --token PASSWORD
your Ionoscloud access token


knife ionoscloud snapshot create --url URL --extra-config EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH --datacenter DATACENTER_ID --volume VOLUME_ID --name SNAPSHOT_NAME --description SNAPSHOT_DESCRIPTION --sec-auth --licence LICENCE_TYPE --username USERNAME --password PASSWORD --token PASSWORD