You can export a snapshot to an OUTSCALE Object Storage (OOS) bucket to create a backup, or to enable other users to copy it to their account. You can export snapshots in QCOW2 or RAW format.

The snapshot can then be imported to an account using a pre-signed URL. For more information, see Configuring a Pre-signed URL.

This feature is not available from AWS CLI. This documentation only describes the procedure using Cockpit.

  1. Click Storage > Snapshots.

  2. Click the snapshot you want to export to an OOS bucket.
    The snapshot is selected.

  3. Click Export .
    The EXPORT dialog box appears.

  4. Specify the information for the export:
    1. From the Disk Image Format list, select the format of the export disk (QCOW2 or RAW).
    2. In the OOS Bucket Name field, type the name of the bucket.

      You must have the appropriate write permission for the bucket where you want to export the snapshot. For more information, see Managing Access to Your Buckets.

    3. (optional) In the Bucket Prefix field, type a prefix for the copy of the snapshot in the OOS bucket.
      For more information about prefixes, see About Object Storage > Objects.

  5. Click Export to validate.
    A copy of the snapshot is exported to the OOS bucket.

Corresponding API Method
Tutorial: Copying a Snapshot to a Different Region

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