How to create a snapshot by copying an existing disk in Azure

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Hi Team,

I have one VM in Azure. I want to copy the hard disk in a snapshot. How can I do that?

Nov 16, 2020 in Azure by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

Azure Managed Disk snapshots are used to create a point in time copy of an existing disk that can be used to create a new VM. You can use the following command to copy the disk in a snapshot.

$ az snapshot create -g MyResourceGroup -n MySnapshot2 --source MyDisk
answered Nov 16, 2020 by MD
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