Creating a Snapshot Manually

You can create a snapshot using the volume snapshot create command, or use the following procedure to create a snapshot using the MapR Control System.
  1. In the Navigation pane, expand the MapR-FS group and click the Volumes view.
  2. Select the checkbox beside the name of each volume for which you want a snapshot, then click the New Snapshot button to display the Snapshot Name dialog.
  3. Type a name for the new snapshot in the Name... field.
  4. Click OK to create the snapshot.