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.\" This file is part of Eclat -*- nroff -*-
.\" Copyright (C) 2012-2018 Sergey Poznyakoff
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.TH ECLAT-MKSNAP 1 "January 26, 2015" "ECLAT" "Eclat User Reference"
.SH NAME
eclat-mksnap, eclat-create-snapshot \- creates a snapshot of an Amazon EBS volume
.SH SYNOPSIS
\fBeclat mksnap\fR \fIVOLUME\-ID\fR [\fIDESCR\fR]
.PP
\fBeclat mksnap\fR \fB\-\-help\fR
.SH DESCRIPTION
This command creates a snapshot of an Amazon EBS volume \fIVOLUME\-ID\fR
and stores it in Amazon S3.  Any surplus arguments are taken as a
description of that snapshot.
.PP
If ID translation is enabled (see the section \fBMAPS\fR
in
.BR eclat (1)),
this command uses the \fBVolumeId\fR map to translate volume name to
the corresponding identifier.
.SH OUTPUT
The default output shows the ID of the snapshot and the volume, the size
of the volume in gigabytes, the state of the snapshot, its completion
percentage and creation time, e.g.:
.PP
.EX
snap\-78a54011 vol\-4d826724 10 pending 60% 2008\-05\-07T12:51:50.000Z
.EE
.SH EXAMPLE
.EX
eclat mksnap vol\-4d826724 Full backup
.EE
.PP
Note that it is not necessary to quote the description.
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.BR eclat (1),
.BR eclat\-lssnap (1),
.BR eclat\-rmsnap (1).
.SH AUTHORS
Sergey Poznyakoff
.SH "BUG REPORTS"
Report bugs to <bug\-eclat@gnu.org.ua>.
.SH COPYRIGHT
Copyright \(co 2012-2015 Sergey Poznyakoff
.br
.na
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
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This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
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