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Cinder snapshots / volumes

asked 2015-03-06 18:44:28 -0500

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I am curious to know if there is a means to revert an attached volume to a snapshot taken of the volume?


nova instance has two volumes, one root volume (dev/sda) and a data volume (dev/sdb). Without destroying the instance to mount a restored volume from snapshot, I'm curious if there is any means to simply revert to the snapshot for the volume, thus eliminating the need to respawn a new nova instance and attach the recovered volumes.



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answered 2017-04-20 09:01:27 -0500

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Hi, I meant to ask the same question, and after researching a bit I think this is not possible through open stack. Igal

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Yeah, I think so too. (

But I'm pretty sure You don't need to destroy Your instance(in case of /dev/sdb). I think You can make new volume from snapshot, detach old volume and attach new one.

Damian Dąbrowski gravatar imageDamian Dąbrowski ( 2017-04-20 15:49:34 -0500 )edit

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