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This tutorial describes a detailed procedure demonstrating how to create a snapshot of a virtual machine disk on the Amazon AWS cloud.

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Open your browser and access the website of aws console. (LINK)

On the initial menu, click on the EC2 option as shown.

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Select the option instances on the instances menu

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Select the virtual machine which you want to take a snapshot, so, their properties are displayed at the bottom of the screen.

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Still at the bottom of the screen, locate and click on the drive of the virtual machine

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By clicking on the disk root drive its properties will be displayed as in the image below. So, click on the EBS ID to access the disk volumes page.

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Right click on the desired volume of disk and select Create Snapshot option to create your snapshot.

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In our example, we created a simple snapshot with the Snapshot-Ubuntu name.

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Your snapshot was created successfully.

CONCLUSION

This tutorial presented the snapshot creation process using the Amazon AWS cloud.