With snapshots, you can create new images from running instances.

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You can create a snapshot of an instance directly from the Instances page.


  1. Log in to the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard as a cloud administrator.
  2. Select the admin project from the drop-down menu in the title bar.
  3. Select Admin > System Panel > Instances.
  4. In the Actions column, click Create Snapshot.

    The snapshot appears on the Images & Snapshots page.