Creates a new GCE snapshot from a disk.

A snapshot is a copy of a GCE disk that can be used to create additional disks. The --disk parameter must be given followed by the name of the disk to copy, and --name must be followed by a unique name for the new snapshot. The optional --desc parameter can be followed by a human-readable description for the new snapshot.

The --project parameter can be used to control which GCE project the disk is created under, if you have more than one. Similarly --zone can be used to select the zone the disk is in, if it differents from the project default.

Example usage

  cloudmin create-gce-snapshot --disk test4 --name snap4
  Creating snapshot of GCE disk test4 ..
  .. created successfully

Command Line Help

Creates a snapshot of a GCE disk.

cloudmin create-gce-snapshot --project number
                             --name shapshot-name
                             --disk disk-name
                            [--zone name]
                            [--description "human readable"]