az snapshot

Manage point-in-time copies of managed disks, native blobs, or other snapshots.

Commands

az snapshot create

Create a snapshot.

az snapshot delete

Deletes a snapshot.

az snapshot grant-access

Grant read access to a snapshot.

az snapshot list

List snapshots.

az snapshot revoke-access

Revoke read access to a snapshot.

az snapshot show

Gets information about a snapshot.

az snapshot update

Update a snapshot.

az snapshot wait

Place the CLI in a waiting state until a condition of a snapshot is met.

az snapshot create

Create a snapshot.

az snapshot create --name
                   --resource-group
                   [--disk-access]
                   [--disk-encryption-set]
                   [--encryption-type]
                   [--for-upload {false, true}]
                   [--hyper-v-generation {V1, V2}]
                   [--incremental {false, true}]
                   [--location]
                   [--network-access-policy {AllowAll, AllowPrivate, DenyAll}]
                   [--no-wait]
                   [--size-gb]
                   [--sku {Premium_LRS, Standard_LRS, Standard_ZRS}]
                   [--source]
                   [--source-storage-account-id]
                   [--subscription]
                   [--tags]

Examples

Create a snapshot by importing from a blob uri.

az snapshot create -g MyResourceGroup -n MySnapshot --source https://vhd1234.blob.core.windows.net/vhds/osdisk1234.vhd

Create an empty snapshot.

az snapshot create -g MyResourceGroup -n MySnapshot --size-gb 10

Create a snapshot by copying an existing disk in the same resource group.

az snapshot create -g MyResourceGroup -n MySnapshot2 --source MyDisk

Create a snapshot from an existing disk in another resource group.

az snapshot create -g MyResourceGroup -n MySnapshot2 --source "/subscriptions/00000/resourceGroups/AnotherResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/disks/MyDisk"

Create a snapshot and associate it with a disk access resource.

az snapshot create -g MyResourceGroup -n MySnapshot --size-gb 10 --network-access-policy AllowPrivate --disk-access MyDiskAccessID

Required Parameters

--name -n

The name of the snapshot.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

Optional Parameters

--disk-access

Name or ID of the disk access resource for using private endpoints on disks.

--disk-encryption-set

Name or ID of disk encryption set that is used to encrypt the disk.

--encryption-type

Encryption type. EncryptionAtRestWithPlatformKey: Disk is encrypted with XStore managed key at rest. It is the default encryption type. EncryptionAtRestWithCustomerKey: Disk is encrypted with Customer managed key at rest.

--for-upload

Create the snapshot for uploading blobs later on through storage commands. Run "az snapshot grant-access --access-level Write" to retrieve the snapshot's SAS token.

accepted values: false, true
--hyper-v-generation

The hypervisor generation of the Virtual Machine. Applicable to OS disks only.

accepted values: V1, V2
default value: V1
--incremental

Whether a snapshot is incremental. Incremental snapshots on the same disk occupy less space than full snapshots and can be diffed.

accepted values: false, true
--location -l

Location. Values from: az account list-locations. You can configure the default location using az configure --defaults location=<location>. If location is not specified and no default location specified, location will be automatically set as same as the resource group.

--network-access-policy

Policy for accessing the disk via network.

accepted values: AllowAll, AllowPrivate, DenyAll
--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--size-gb -z

Size in GB. Max size: 4095 GB (certain preview disks can be larger).

--sku
accepted values: Premium_LRS, Standard_LRS, Standard_ZRS
default value: Standard_LRS
--source

Source to create the disk/snapshot from, including unmanaged blob uri, managed disk id or name, or snapshot id or name.

--source-storage-account-id

Used when source blob is in a different subscription.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--tags

Space-separated tags: key[=value] [key[=value] ...]. Use "" to clear existing tags.

az snapshot delete

Deletes a snapshot.

az snapshot delete [--ids]
                   [--name]
                   [--resource-group]
                   [--subscription]

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the snapshot.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az snapshot grant-access

Grant read access to a snapshot.

az snapshot grant-access --duration-in-seconds
                         [--access-level {Read, Write}]
                         [--ids]
                         [--name]
                         [--resource-group]
                         [--subscription]

Examples

Grant read access to a snapshot. (autogenerated)

az snapshot grant-access --duration-in-seconds 3600 --name MySnapshot --resource-group MyResourceGroup

Required Parameters

--duration-in-seconds

Time duration in seconds until the SAS access expires.

Optional Parameters

--access-level

Access level.

accepted values: Read, Write
default value: Read
--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the snapshot.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az snapshot list

List snapshots.

az snapshot list [--query-examples]
                 [--resource-group]
                 [--subscription]

Optional Parameters

--query-examples

Recommend JMESPath string for you. You can copy one of the query and paste it after --query parameter within double quotation marks to see the results. You can add one or more positional keywords so that we can give suggestions based on these key words.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az snapshot revoke-access

Revoke read access to a snapshot.

az snapshot revoke-access [--ids]
                          [--name]
                          [--resource-group]
                          [--subscription]

Examples

Revoke read access to a snapshot. (autogenerated)

az snapshot revoke-access --name MySnapshot --resource-group MyResourceGroup

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the snapshot.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az snapshot show

Gets information about a snapshot.

az snapshot show [--ids]
                 [--name]
                 [--query-examples]
                 [--resource-group]
                 [--subscription]

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the snapshot.

--query-examples

Recommend JMESPath string for you. You can copy one of the query and paste it after --query parameter within double quotation marks to see the results. You can add one or more positional keywords so that we can give suggestions based on these key words.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az snapshot update

Update a snapshot.

az snapshot update [--add]
                   [--disk-access]
                   [--disk-encryption-set]
                   [--encryption-type]
                   [--force-string]
                   [--ids]
                   [--name]
                   [--network-access-policy {AllowAll, AllowPrivate, DenyAll}]
                   [--no-wait]
                   [--remove]
                   [--resource-group]
                   [--set]
                   [--sku {Premium_LRS, Standard_LRS, Standard_ZRS}]
                   [--subscription]

Examples

Update a snapshot. (autogenerated)

az snapshot update --name MySnapshot --resource-group MyResourceGroup --subscription MySubscription

Update a snapshot and associate it with a disk access resource.

az snapshot update --name MySnapshot --resource-group MyResourceGroup --network-access-policy AllowPrivate --disk-access MyDiskAccessID

Optional Parameters

--add

Add an object to a list of objects by specifying a path and key value pairs. Example: --add property.listProperty <key=value, string or JSON string>.

--disk-access

Name or ID of the disk access resource for using private endpoints on disks.

--disk-encryption-set

Name or ID of disk encryption set that is used to encrypt the disk.

--encryption-type

Encryption type. EncryptionAtRestWithPlatformKey: Disk is encrypted with XStore managed key at rest. It is the default encryption type. EncryptionAtRestWithCustomerKey: Disk is encrypted with Customer managed key at rest.

--force-string

When using 'set' or 'add', preserve string literals instead of attempting to convert to JSON.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the snapshot.

--network-access-policy

Policy for accessing the disk via network.

accepted values: AllowAll, AllowPrivate, DenyAll
--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--remove

Remove a property or an element from a list. Example: --remove property.list OR --remove propertyToRemove.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--set

Update an object by specifying a property path and value to set. Example: --set property1.property2=.

--sku
accepted values: Premium_LRS, Standard_LRS, Standard_ZRS
--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az snapshot wait

Place the CLI in a waiting state until a condition of a snapshot is met.

az snapshot wait [--created]
                 [--custom]
                 [--deleted]
                 [--exists]
                 [--ids]
                 [--interval]
                 [--name]
                 [--resource-group]
                 [--subscription]
                 [--timeout]
                 [--updated]

Examples

Place the CLI in a waiting state until a condition of a snapshot is met. (autogenerated)

az snapshot wait --exists --name MySnapshot --resource-group MyResourceGroup

Place the CLI in a waiting state until a condition of a snapshot is met. (autogenerated)

az snapshot wait --created --name MySnapshot --resource-group MyResourceGroup

Optional Parameters

--created

Wait until created with 'provisioningState' at 'Succeeded'.

--custom

Wait until the condition satisfies a custom JMESPath query. E.g. provisioningState!='InProgress', instanceView.statuses[?code=='PowerState/running'].

--deleted

Wait until deleted.

--exists

Wait until the resource exists.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--interval

Polling interval in seconds.

default value: 30
--name -n

The name of the snapshot.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--timeout

Maximum wait in seconds.

default value: 3600
--updated

Wait until updated with provisioningState at 'Succeeded'.