Can I snapshot just a piece of my disk?

December 12, 2016 1.4k views
Backups CentOS

I've got the 60GB disk plan. The OS plus my installed software only consume about 2GB of storage. Is there a way I can snapshot only that? Thanks.

1 Answer
xMudrii December 13, 2016
Accepted Answer

Snapshot size isn't whole disk size. It's based on your disk space used. So if you do snapshot and use 2 GB of disk, snapshot size will be around 2 GB not 60 GB.
So yes, you can and you don't have to do anything more around it, just run snapshot.

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