A snapshot is a state of your virtual machine at a particular point in time. This will be useful in order to preserve the state of your virtual machine before making any major changes to your operating system or application upgrades on a virtual machine. Creating a snapshot will allow you to restore the old state in the case of unintended sequences post your changes. RHEV supports live snapshots of your virtual machine.
The steps that create snapshots are common for any guest and are independent of the operating system running inside.
To create a snapshot, use the following steps: