Taking a target snapshot

The Apache plugin uses a file based snapshot technique

Prerequisites for taking snapshots

Access, via Ssh or remoting, to the target host. The connection details and transport plugin used to take the snapshot will be the one specified on the environments parent server.

Taking a snapshot

  1. Log into the framework server. Go to Projects. Select a project, or, if not present, create a new one.
  2. On the Orchestration tab, select the Apache Snapshot task from the task list. If not present in the list, ensure the plugin is installed.
  3. Ensure the prerequisites are met and complete the task fields with the required data
  4. Save the configuration
  5. Create a package and run the job.