To clone an instance, create a snapshot of the instance. A machine image is created which preserves all the changes made in the instance since launch. Add this new machine image to an image list, and then use it to create a new instance.
|Task||REST API Call|
|1. Create a snapshot request to preserve all the changes made in the instance since launch. A machine image is created. Note down the multi-part name of the snapshot request and the three-part name of the machine image. This information will be required in the next steps.||
|2. Check the progress of the asynchronous snapshot request.||
|3. After the state of the snapshot request changes from
|3. Create an image list.||
|4. Add the image that was created by the snapshot as an entry in the image list that you just created.||
|5. (Optional) Create a boot disk using the image that you added.||
|6. (Optional) If you created a boot disk using the image, then check whether the boot disk is created.||
After the volume is created, the
You can now create instances by using this image. See Creating Instances Using an Orchestration.
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