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
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.