Our Create EC2 Server Snapshots By Instance Tag task will create snapshots of all EBS volumes attached to the instances that have a tag which corresponds to the tag specified in the task.
Once you have set up your free trial account, and successfully added your credentials, the next stage is to set up your task.
How To Set Up Your EC2 Server Snapshot Task
Here is a breakdown of the steps of how to set up your ‘Amazon – Create Server Snapshots By Instance Tag’ task.
Step 1 – Choose a name for your task.
Step 2 – Choose the credential for the AWS account you would like to manage
Step 3 – Choose the region in which your chosen AWS resources are located
Step 4 – Choose the ‘Amazon – Create Server Snapshots By Instance Tag’ task from the Task drop-down list
Step 5 – Choose the Tag Name to be linked to this task
Step 6 – Choose the Tag Value to be linked to this task
Step 7 – Choose a predefined schedule (or create your own) from the Schedule drop-down list for when you would like this task to run.
Step 8 – Choose whether you would like to be notified when the task is complete.
Step 9 – Click the Save button to complete the task creation.