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_username

  • ionoscloud_password

    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: --name SNAPSHOT_NAME, -n SNAPSHOT_NAME
        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 (required)

    ionoscloud_password: --password PASSWORD, -p PASSWORD
        your Ionoscloud password (required)

    extra_config_file: --extra-config EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH, -e EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH
        path to the additional config file


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

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