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How to create an image from a snapshot

Reviewed on 21 February 2024Published on 05 August 2021

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • Owner status or IAM permissions allowing you to perform actions in the intended Organization
  • An Instance
  • At least one snapshot
  1. Click Instances in the Compute section of the side menu. The Instances page displays.
  2. Click the Images tab. A list of your images displays.
  3. Hover over the «Plus Icon» button to Create image. The overview page displays.
  4. Choose the Availability Zone in which you want your image to be created.
  5. Enter a name for your image.

    Your image’s name can only contain alphanumeric characters and dashes.

  6. Select the snapshot from which you want to create your image in the drop-down box.
  7. Click Create image to create your image.

You can also create an image from the Snapshots dashboard by clicking «See more Icon» next to the snapshot from which you want to create an image. Click Image from snapshot. A new tab opens: enter a name for your image. Then click Create image from snapshot.

See also
How to create a snapshotHow to use the snapshot import/export feature
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