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 If you want to set up a periodic snapshot here is how. If you want to set up a periodic snapshot here is how.
  
-Go to the “Storage” page (1) and click on the Periodic Snapshot Tasks” button (2).+Click "​Tasks"​ in the left column, then "Periodic Snapshot Tasks".
  
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-Click on the “Add ​Periodic Snapshot” button. +Click on the “Add” button.
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 A new window should now pop up. A new window should now pop up.
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 Fester wants 1 snapshot to be taken every day between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 1:00am in the morning. The server should not be busy at that time (unlike Fester who can be found in the nearest Discotheque in black crush velvet flares and a tangerine orange shirt (with matching cravat) dancing the night away, or as the manager refers to it “frightening the customers”,​ cheeky sod!). Fester wants 1 snapshot to be taken every day between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 1:00am in the morning. The server should not be busy at that time (unlike Fester who can be found in the nearest Discotheque in black crush velvet flares and a tangerine orange shirt (with matching cravat) dancing the night away, or as the manager refers to it “frightening the customers”,​ cheeky sod!).
  
-  * Select the volume ​or dataset you want from the “Volume/​Dataset:​” drop down selection box (1) (in Fester’s case this was **Tank1**). +  * Select the pool or dataset you want from the “Pool/​Dataset:​” drop down selection box (in Fester’s case this was **tank**). 
-  * Put a tick in the “Recursive:” tick box (2)+  * Put a tick in the “Recursive” tick box.  **Important:​** A recursive snapshot includes snapshots of all the "​child"​ datasets within the pool or dataset you selected above. ​ If the Recursive box is not ticked, this snapshot task **will not** include child datasets
-  * Determine how long you want the system to keep the snapshot before deleting it by typing a number into the “Lifetime” text box and then selecting the duration unit from hours, days, weeks, months, etc from the drop down selection box (3) (Fester’s snapshot will last 2 weeks before the system deletes it). +  * Determine how long you want the system to keep the snapshot before deleting it by typing a number into the “Lifetime” text box and then selecting the duration unit from hours, days, weeks, months, etc from the drop down selection box (Fester’s snapshot will last 2 weeks before the system deletes it). 
-  * Select the time after which the system will allow a snapshot to be taken in the “Begin:” drop down selection box (4)+  * Select the time after which the system will allow a snapshot to be taken in the “Begin” drop down selection box. 
-  * Select the cut off time after which the system is prohibited from making a snapshot from the “End:” drop down selection box (5)+  * Select the cut off time after which the system is prohibited from making a snapshot from the “End” drop down selection box. 
-  * Select the minimum interval between snapshots from the “Interval:” drop down selection box (6)+  * Select the minimum interval between snapshots from the “Interval” drop down selection box. 
-  * Next put a tick next to every day of the week in the “Weekday:” section ​(7)+  * Next put a tick next to every day of the week in the “Day of week” section. ​ By default only weekdays are checked, not weekend days. 
-  * Make sure the snapshot is enabled by ticking the “Enabled:” tick box (8)+{{:​fester112:​pasted:​20190527-114336.png}} 
-  * Now click the “OK” button ​(9).+  * Make sure the snapshot is enabled by ticking the “Enabled” tick box. 
 +  * Now click the “Save” button.
  
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 An entry should be created in the Periodic Snapshot Tasks window and you should see something like this. An entry should be created in the Periodic Snapshot Tasks window and you should see something like this.
  
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 That’s periodic snapshots done. That’s periodic snapshots done.
  
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