What mean Restore from Snapshot?


#1

Hi, I asked this to the scaleway support :

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Hi, my webserveur is down. Debian broken. I would like restore previous state of my iserver. Do I need to create a new server for that ? What is the process please.

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The answer was :

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There is no backup on our side, if you do not have backup on your side, there is no other way to recover your data from the previous state.
Thanks a lot

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So, what is a snapshot ?

Thanks


#2

Hello,

Snapshots are copies of the volumes of your instance. So if you have a snapshot from your server when it was working, you can restore the instance from that snapshot.
You can also use the backup feature to backup all data of your server:

If you have a Snapshot of your volume, you can use it to start a new server from that snapshot and assign your flexible reserved IP to the new one: