Create a new volume from a snapshot with the EC2 api

Registered by MORITA Kazutaka on 2011-02-04

With this feature, we can create lots of same volumes from one golden snapshot, which is useful for hosting companies. This blueprint adds support for "--snapshot" option of euca-create-volume, and enable us to create a new volume from a existing snapshot volume.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Vish Ishaya
Priority:
High
Drafter:
MORITA Kazutaka
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
MORITA Kazutaka
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for diablo
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 2011.3
Started by
MORITA Kazutaka on 2011-04-19
Completed by
Thierry Carrez on 2011-05-31

Whiteboard

First appeared in diablo-1

Now lp:~yamahata/nova/volume-clone is tested/working version
--yamahata
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Discussion will happen in the following session: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/snapshot-clone-boot

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