How to Create Azure VM Disk Snapshot

How to Create Azure VM Disk Snapshot

In this tutorial, we will describe the steps required to create an Azure virtual machine disk snapshot. Snapshot is an important feature through which we can create a clone of a VM or create a point-in-time backup of a VM.

Follow below steps to create the snapshot:

  1. Login to Azure Portal https://portal.azure.com/
  2. Next, navigate to Disks and then click on the Name of Disk.
  3. Under the disk page, click on snapshot.
  4. Then, select resource group, and provide snapshot name and click on Next.
  5. Enter tag name and value and click Next: Review + Create.
  6. And click on Create.
  7. The snapshot creation is started.
  8. Finally, navigate to Snapshots page and check status of the snapshot.
  9.  We see that the snapshot is created and this ends the Azure VM disk snapshot tutorial.

Enjoy learning Azure Cloud! And don’t forget to comment in the comment section below.

 

Safi Ahmed Choudhury

Safi Ahmed Choudhury

Safi is the founder and chief editor of ZoomTutorials Blog, a leading tutorials and technology blogging site specializing in DevOps, SysAdmin and Cloud Technologies to help IT professionals in their day to day work. He is a Senior Cloud and DevOps Solutions Engineer at a leading eCommerce development Company and has more than 8 years of SysAdmin experience working with Fortune 500 companies to solve their most important IT backbones. Safi lives in Hyderabad with his wife and a son.

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