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How to launch instance based on snapshot via API and via Heat?

asked 2014-10-01 00:35:40 -0500

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I read the Openstack documentation for APIs and for Heat - but could not find a way to launch an instance based on a snapshot - via API and via Heat [both methods]. Is it possible in the first place to accomplish this via API and via Heat?

Thanks, nd

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answered 2014-10-01 10:52:08 -0500

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Snapshots usually get saved as Images. If the snapshot can be listed by Glance then you could use the 'image' option instead of looking into Snapshots.

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answered 2014-10-03 20:44:56 -0500

Vinoth K G gravatar image

Just pass the image or snapshot I'd in the heat template

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