Make an exact copy of a created OpenStack instance

asked 2019-02-11 03:58:35 -0500

najeh gravatar image

How can i create an OpenStack instance with same content and characteristic of a created instance (same systems, software and resources deployed and installed in in the first instance) ?

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Take a snapshot of the VM and then launch instance out of it

Deepa gravatar imageDeepa ( 2019-02-11 04:25:39 -0500 )edit

How i cannot understand what you mean ?

najeh gravatar imagenajeh ( 2019-02-11 11:16:33 -0500 )edit

@Bernd Bausch any suggestion please ?

najeh gravatar imagenajeh ( 2019-02-12 12:22:03 -0500 )edit

As Deepa says. openstack server image create, then launch an instance from the image.

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2019-02-12 15:39:43 -0500 )edit

@najeh Use command openstack server image create<instance-id> and a snapshot/image of 0bytes will be uploaded to glance .Use this image and then launch a server with or without volume as per your environment

Deepa gravatar imageDeepa ( 2019-02-12 22:57:03 -0500 )edit