With snapshots, you can create new images from running instances.

You can create a snapshot of an instance directly from the Instances page.

1

Log in to the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard.

2

Select the project from the drop-down menu in the title bar.

3

Select Project > Compute > Instances.

The Instances page lists the instances available to the current user.

4

In the Actions column, click Create Snapshot.

The snapshot appears on the Images page.