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From Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Openstack snapshot creation
Date Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:33:20 GMT
On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 8:00 PM, Prasanna Dangalla <prasanna@wso2.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the reply. I think the issue is that the instance is a medium
> size one (RAM: 4GB, VCPUs: 2 VCPU and Disk: 40GB). Hence it takes some time
> to create the snapshot.
>

Ah.. yes.

> I need to know whether it is possible for me to start working on the
> instance when the snapshot status is "Queued" and in case if I need, would
> I be able to restore to that created snapshot? ( Because it takes long time
> for snapshot creation and if I start working on the instance snapshopt
> status will be as "Queued" in this senario).
>

I think you could work on the instance, but you can't expect those new
changes to be reflected in the snapshot.

You can spin up a new instance using the snapshot, and I'm not sure whether
you can restore to snapshot within the same instance.

>
> Thanks
>
> Prasanna Dangalla
> Software Engineer, WSO2, Inc.; http://wso2.com/
> lean.enterprise.middleware
>
> cell: +94 777 55 80 30 | +94 718 11 27 51
> twitter: @prasa77
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 7:41 PM, Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070125@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> "Queued" doesn't sound like it's ready. If you can give a little more
>> information on your setup, we could help I guess.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 7:38 PM, Prasanna Dangalla <prasanna@wso2.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> I created a snapshot of one of my openstack instances. Status for that
>>> created snapshot image remains as "Queued" for a long time period now.
>>>
>>> Does the snapshopt creation is completed and is it ok if I start working
>>> on that instance ?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> Prasanna Dangalla
>>> Software Engineer, WSO2, Inc.; http://wso2.com/
>>> lean.enterprise.middleware
>>>
>>> cell: +94 777 55 80 30 | +94 718 11 27 51
>>> twitter: @prasa77
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Best Regards,
>> Nirmal
>>
>> Nirmal Fernando.
>> PPMC Member & Committer of Apache Stratos,
>> Senior Software Engineer, WSO2 Inc.
>>
>> Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/
>>
>
>


-- 
Best Regards,
Nirmal

Nirmal Fernando.
PPMC Member & Committer of Apache Stratos,
Senior Software Engineer, WSO2 Inc.

Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/

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