QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Snapshot Clone

Cloning creates a copy of a volume or LUN from a snapshot. The copy is stored in the same storage pool as the original volume or LUN.

Cloning a Volume

  1. Go to Storage & Snapshots > Storage > Storage/Snapshots.
  2. Select a thick or thin volume.
    Important:

    The volume must have at least one snapshot.

  3. Click Snapshot, and then select Snapshot Manager.

    The Snapshot Manager window opens.

  4. Select a snapshot.
  5. Click Clone.

    The Clone Snapshot window opens.

  6. Specify a volume alias.
  7. Click OK.

QTS clones the volume and shared folders, and then displays a confirmation message.

Cloning a Block-Based LUN

  1. Go to Storage & Snapshots > Storage > Storage/Snapshots.
  2. Select a block-based LUN.
    Important:

    The LUN must have at least one snapshot.

  3. Click Snapshot, and then select Snapshot Manager.

    The Snapshot Manager window opens.

  4. Select a snapshot.
  5. Click Clone.

    The Clone Snapshot window opens.

  6. Specify a LUN name.
  7. Optional: Select an iSCSI target.

    QTS will map the LUN copy to the target.

  8. Click OK.

QTS clones the LUN and then displays a confirmation message.