Create a snapshot of a product to save a snapshot of the product's state at a particular point in time.

This procedure does not apply to snapshots of vRealize Automation database virtual machines. Snapshots of vRealize Automation database virtual machines must be taken manually rather than through vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.


  1. Click Manage Environments.
  2. Click VIEW DETAILS for the environment the product to snapshot is part of.
  3. Click the ellipses (...) icon next to the name of the product to snapshot and select Create Snapshot.


vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager saves state and configuration details for the product's virtual appliance.

What to do next

After you take a product snapshot, you can revert the product virtual appliance to the state of the snapshot.