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virtual machine snapshot

What is a virtual machine snapshot?

A virtual machine snapshot is a file-based representation of the state of a virtual machine at a given time. The snapshot includes configuration and disk data. Snapshots are useful for storing states that an administrator might want to return to repeatedly.

See also: checkpoint

This was last updated in August 2008

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