Create an on-demand snapshot for a volume
Azure NetApp Files supports creating on-demand snapshots and using snapshot policies to schedule automatic snapshot creation. You can also restore a snapshot to a new volume, restore a single file by using a client, or revert an existing volume by using a snapshot. This article explains how to create an on-demand snapshot for a volume.
- For considerations about snapshot management in cross-region replication, see Requirements and considerations for using cross-region replication.
- You can use Azure Application Consistent Snapshot tool (AzAcSnap) to enable data protection for third-party databases. For more information, see What is Azure Application Consistent Snapshot tool.
Go to the volume that you want to create a snapshot for. Click Snapshots.
Click + Add snapshot to create an on-demand snapshot for a volume.
In the New Snapshot window, provide a name for the new snapshot that you are creating.