Create a snapshot

You can create a snapshot of a directory.


  1. Click Data Protection > SnapshotIQ > Snapshots.
  2. Click Create a Snapshot.
    The Create a Snapshot dialog box appears.
  3. Optional: In the Snapshot Name field, type a name for the snapshot.
  4. In the Path field, specify the directory that you want the snapshot to contain.
  5. Optional: To create an alternative name for the snapshot, select Create a snapshot alias, and then type the alias name.
  6. Optional: To assign a time when OneFS will automatically delete the snapshot, specify an expiration period.
    1. Select Snapshot Expires on.
    2. In the calendar, specify the day that you want the snapshot to be automatically deleted.
  7. Click Create Snapshot.