createSnapshot

Creates an instant snapshot of a volume.

Request Parameters

Parameter Name Description Required
volumeid The ID of the disk volume true
account The account of the snapshot. The account parameter must be used with the domainId parameter. false
domainid The domain ID of the snapshot. If used with the account parameter, specifies a domain for the account associated with the disk volume. false
policyid policy id of the snapshot, if this is null, then use MANUAL_POLICY. false

Response Tags

Response Name Description
id ID of the snapshot
account the account associated with the snapshot
created the date the snapshot was created
domain the domain name of the snapshot's account
domainid the domain ID of the snapshot's account
intervaltype valid types are hourly, daily, weekly, monthy, template, and none.
jobid the job ID associated with the snapshot. This is only displayed if the snapshot listed is part of a currently running asynchronous job.
jobstatus the job status associated with the snapshot. This is only displayed if the snapshot listed is part of a currently running asynchronous job.
name name of the snapshot
snapshottype the type of the snapshot
state the state of the snapshot. BackedUp means that snapshot is ready to be used; Creating - the snapshot is being allocated on the primary storage; BackingUp - the snapshot is being backed up on secondary storage
volumeid ID of the disk volume
volumename name of the disk volume
volumetype type of the disk volume
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