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Info tab

The Info tab shows basic information about the EBS Snapshot.

Action buttons

  • Launch - Create an EBS Volume from a snapshot.
  • Register EBS Image - Create an AWS EC2 Image from an EBS snapshot.
  • Delete - Delete the snapshot.
  • Add - Input another owner id to share the snapshot with another user.
  • Make snapshot public - make the snapshot public for all other users within the account.


  • Description - User-defined description of the snapshot.
  • Tag(s) - Private tags that you've added to the snapshot.
  • Aws id - The unique identification number of the snapshot.
  • Owner - The AWS account number that created the snapshot.
  • Ownership - The ownership status of the snapshot. The snapshot will be listed as "imported" unless you created the snapshot.
  • Volume - The name of the volume that you're going to take a snapshot of.
  • Volume Size - The minimum size of the volume that will be created from the snapshot in GB. When you create a volume from the snapshot you can specify a larger volume.
  • Status - You can only use a snapshot to create a volume if its status is completed.
  • Started at - The timestamp of when the snapshot started to be created.
  • Took - The length in time that it took to finish creating the snapshot.
  • Created by - User who created the snapshot.
  • Current - The current sharing status of the snapshot.
  • Change - Change the sharing settings of the snapshot.
Clouds > AWS Region > EBS Snapshots > Show > Info tab
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