Taking and deleting HDFS snapshots
To take HDFS snapshots for a directory, you must first enable snapshots for the HDFS directory.
Minimum Required Role: Replication Administrator (also provided by Full Administrator)
- Go to the tab.
To take a snapshot of a directory, perform the following steps:
- Go to the directory with the snapshot you want take snapshots.
- Click the drop-down menu next to the full path name, and select Take Snapshot.
Enter a name for the snapshot and then click OK in the
Take Snapshot dialog box.
The snapshot is added to the snapshot list.
To delete a snapshot for a directory, perform the following steps:
- Go to the directory with the snapshot you want to delete.
- In the list of snapshots, locate the snapshot you want to delete and click .
- Select Delete.