You can create snapshot to keep a copy of the virtual machine’s disk file at a given point in time. Basically Snapshots provide a feasibility to restore a virtual machine to a particular point in time when a failure or system error occurs.
Continuing to the learning of vSphere 6.7 – Install, Configure, and Manage modules, we are going to cover below points in this blog.
Points to Cover: –
- Create virtual machine snapshot
- Revert virtual machine snapshot
- Delete virtual machine snapshot.
Lets start today’s activity by learning the process of taking snap shot. Login to your virtual center and Select the machine.
Right click on virtual machine , go to Snapshot and select take snapshot.
Enter the name of the snapshot.
Monitor the process till snapshot creation completes.
You can see that process is completed now.
Now verify the snapshot, Select virtual machine and right click , go to manage snapshot option.
You can see he snapshot in this window.
Now we will see, how we can restore virtual machine to the snapshot which was taken recently. Right click Virtual machine go to snapshot and select revert to latest snapshot.
Monitor till it gets complete.
Now we are left with our last topic to delete snapshot.
Right click on your virtual machine, Go to snapshots and select delete all snapshot option.
Monitor tasks till it gets complete
That’s all from this topic.Refer to next topics to explore more.
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