I am struggling with this right now as well - my snapshot has been processing for 20 minutes now, much longer than usual, and my site is down. :( Is it possible the process is stuck?
mysnapshot taking too long , i only have about 3-4 GB of data inside.
it is 2 CPU/ 60 GB instance . why it takes so long?
i would create a new droplet and set it up from zero in this time. this is just insane. why can't i cancel it or anything.
I agree that inability to cancel the snapshot is absolutely insane. We have 480GB droplet, and snapshot progress bar is stuck at 50% instead of showing progress. Please fix this ASAP, it's crazy!
Me too. This thread is a bit worrying. I wasted most of today trying to get a droplet to talk to the outside world (was only accessible through the direct console on control panel) - in the end I had to give up and destroy it.
Now, after getting my droplet set up and everything working great, I thought I know, I'll park this work by making a snapshot so I don't lose it.
Wish I hadn't bothered - the progress bar quickly and smoothly went up to 50% and then just stuck there. Currently been waiting over an hour (60Gb droplet, approx 30% full).
I could have backed up a server this size with a USB stick by now!!!
I wish I found this thread before kicking off the snapshot! It's stuck which means our POS systems are down...which means lost revenue!! Unbelievable that there is no cancel button!
Please help ASAP! Support ticket already submitted!