Volume Detail - Snapshots

This page shows you the details for a volume's snapshots.


This section allows you to view and manage snapshots associated with the volume.

Create a new snapshot

Click the Create a snapshot icon to display the Create snapshot from volume dialog.

Context menu actions

Each tile in the snapshots list has a context menu. Clicking the action icon in the upper right corner of a volume tile brings up a menu of actions that you can perform on the selected snapshot.

The following context menu actions are available:

View details

This item will bring up the snapshot detail page.

Register as image

This item allows you to register the selected snapshot as an image in your cloud, if it was created from a volume containing a root file system. The image can then be used to launch EBS-backed instances.

Delete snapshot

This item allows you to delete a snapshot.