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Snapshots

Snapshot Management

What is a Snapshot? A Snapshot is a customized image of your server that is usable with Hostwinds servers. Snapshots capture specific moments on your server with all the data contained. You can use this on a new server instance, a copy of an existing server, to help get...

Restoring from a Snapshot

There may be a need to restore your server if something has happened during new developments. In addition, you may want to have multiple servers running the same tasks. Either way, Hostwinds makes it extremely easy to reinstall or install a snapshot on any of your servers....

Delete a Snapshot

It is important to note that when a Snapshot is deleted it will not be retrievable. If you want to keep this snapshot for later you should download it before deletion Note : To make full use of this article and delete a snapshot, you must log in to the Hostwinds Client Area...

Create a Volume with a Snapshot

Volumes and Snapshots Volumes are drives with a single file system in the same way that a C drive on a Microsoft device holds its OS. A snapshot is a captured point in time containing all the data and processes from a server, including its OS. Note: To make full use of this...

How to Take a Snapshot

What is a Snapshot? A Snapshot is a server's customized image that is usable with Hostwinds servers. Taken Snapshots will capture specific moments of your server with all the data contained. And you can use these Snapshots for a new server instance, a copy of an existing...