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How to create an image from a snapshot

Reviewed on 18 December 2023Published on 05 August 2021
Security & Identity (IAM)

To perform certain actions described below, you must either be the Owner of the Organization in which the actions will be performed, or an IAM user with the necessary permissions.

  • You have an account and are logged into the Elements Console
  • You have created an Instance
  • You have created at least one snapshot
  1. Log into your Scaleway console account.
  2. Click Instances in the side menu. The Instances page displays.
  3. Click the Images dashboard. A list of your images displays.
  4. Hover over the «Plus Icon» button to Create image. The overview page displays.
  5. Choose the Availability Zone in which you want your image to be created.
  6. Enter a name for your image.

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

  7. Select the snapshot from which you want to create your image in the drop-down box.
  8. 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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