Is it possible to clone a block storage device? E.g from a snapshot?

Posted March 30, 2018 1.2k views
CoreOS Block Storage

Hi there,

I was wondering if there is an easy way to create a clone / duplicate of a block storage device?

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Yes. You can take snapshot of a block volume, and then create a new volume from that snapshot. ( It’s under Images->Snapshots->Volumes ). That new volume will contain the same data content as the original volume at the time of the snapshot.

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