AWS Create EC2 Instance from Snapshot

In this article we are going to perform AWS Create EC2 Instance from Snapshot, creating a snapshot aws instance root volume, creating AMI from snapshot and Lanching an aws instance from AMI.

#1: Go to EC2 Dashboard, copy the Instance ID of EC2 Instance which you want to take snapshot

#2: Navigate to volumes , paste the Instance ID In Volumes search box

#3: Go to Actions drop down and click on create snapshot

#4. You will redirected to create snapshot window, Input the Snapshot Description and click on create snapshot

#5. Snapshot will be created , click on close

#6. Navigate to Snapshot from EC2 dashboard , you will see snapshot creating in pending state

#7. Once snapshot creation completed, create an AMI/Image from EC2 instance snapshot

#8. Enter the name of Image and description , select virtualization type Hardware-assisted virtualization and click on create

#9. You will see create image request received screen and click on close

#10. Navigate to EC2 Dashboard, click on AMI, you will see your created AMI, click on AMI, click on Launch

#11. Create an EC2 Instance using AMI , select instance type and click on configure Instance

Conclusion:

We have covered AWS Create EC2 Instance from Snapshot, creating a snapshot aws instance root volume, creating AMI from snapshot and Lanching an aws instance from AMI.

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Reference:

AWS official page

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