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Getting Started with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization by Pradeep Subramanian

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Virtual machine snapshots

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.

Creating snapshots

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:

  1. Navigate to the Virtual Machines tab, and select a virtual machine to take a snapshot. Right-click on it and select Create Snapshot ...

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