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From Ahmad Emneina <>
Subject Re: Recurring Snapshot Limitation
Date Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:46:53 GMT
I dont think there is a creative solution here. It looks like users are
forced to use daily/weekly and nothing in between. It does look like a
valid enhancement request... if you were inclined to file one, you can do
so here:

On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 4:04 AM, Paul Shadwell <> wrote:

> We have a customer trying to create a snapshot that runs twice a week.
> Wednesday and Sunday.
> The problem is, there seems to be no option to do so. Creating 1 weekly
> schedule works but then weekly is greyed out and you cannot create another
> weekly schedule (which would be the logical way of doing it).
> I tried this in Cloudmonkey with:
> create snapshotpolicy maxsnaps=4 intervaltype=weekly timezone=gmt+1
> schedule=30:02:3 volumeid=0194edb4-..... 3 is the day of the week.
> I then ran the command again changing the day of the week, to hopefully
> create a second weekly snapshot of the same volume:
> create snapshotpolicy maxsnaps=4 intervaltype=weekly timezone=gmt+1
> schedule=30:02:7 volumeid=0194edb4-.....
> However, when I list the snapshotpolicies, I only see the last one that
> was written.
> Has anyone come across this problem before? Is there a workaround?
> Cloudstack version 4.3.2
> Best regards
> Paul

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