Snapshot Management

A snapshot is a backup of the system settings and products. It includes:

A snapshot is very large. A snapshot includes the entire root partition, part of the /var/log partition, and other important files.

For this reason, snapshots cannot be scheduled the same way that Backups can.

Backup and Restore is the preferred method of recovery.


Important - See sk98068: Gaia Limitations after Snapshot Recovery.

Best Practice for creating snapshots: