How To Create And Attach Snapshot With Instance In Google Cloud


How to Create a Snapshot

 Step 1. Open  Google Cloud Services & Click Product & Services at the top left most part of the page.

GC instance creation gc main page

Step 2. Now Select Compute Engine at the Service Panel of page.

Gc compute engine service panel pic

Step 3. Now on left side of the page in service panel there is a option Snapshot click on it.Now at the middle of the page there is a option Create Snapshot click on it.

Create Snapshot Pic

Step 4. Now Configure the below settings.

Name : Name of Snapshot as per your requirement
Description : Optional
Source Disk : Select Instance for which you want to Create snapshot
Encryption : Automatic

Now click on Create

snapshot disk selection pic

Step 5. Now your snapshot is created Successfully.

Snapshot created pic

How To Attach a Snapshot with Instance

Step 6. Now move to VM Instances after that at the Middle of the page there is a option Create Instance.Click on it.

Gc VM instance page

Step 8. Create an Instance with the Below Settings.

Name                 :   Your Instance Name
Zone                   :   Select zone near by your region(Your New disk and Your Instance must be in same region)
Machine Type    :   As per your requirement
Firewall              :   Allow HTTP or HTTPS Port

Now in Boot Column Click on Change,after that click on Snapshot and select Snapshot which you create previously then click on Select.

Snapshot selection page

snapshot instance setting page 2

Now Click on Create.

Step 9. Now your Snapshot is successfully attached with your Instance.

snapshot instance status pic

Step 10. Click on your Instance to get full details.

snapshot instance detail pic


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