This page provides instructions for how to create a new volume from an existing backup.
Create a new volume from a backup
Go to NetApp Volumes page in the Google Cloud console.
Under Data protection, click Backups.
In the Backups page, navigate to the backup you want to create a new volume and click the Show more icon to expand the menu.
Click Create volume from backup.
In the Backup name field, enter a name for the volume. The name must be unique to the region, use lowercase letters, numbers, hyphens, and start with a letter. Your choice is permanent.
Optional: in the Description field, enter a description for the volume.
Under Storage pool details, select an existing storage pool in the same region as a source backup or create a new storage pool.
Under Volume details, enter a share name in the Share name field. The share name must be unique to the region.
In the Capacity field, enter the storage pool capacity in GiB.
Use the Protocol(s) drop-down menu to select the protocol type.
Optional: under Export rules, complete the following steps:
Add a list of allowed clients, their access level (read and write or read only), and configure root access.
Optional: Under Snapshot schedule, configure a schedule for volume snapshots:
If you want to make your snapshot directory visible to clients, select the Make snapshot directory visible checkbox.
If you want to allow scheduled snapshots, select the Allow scheduled snapshots checkbox.
Using the Hourly, Daily, Weekly, and Monthly tabs, configure your snapshot schedule:
For each interval (hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly), use the Snapshots To Keep field to enter the amount of snapshots you want to keep. Use the Hour (UTC) and Minute (UTC) fields to enter when the snapshots will be retained.
Optional: Under Backup configuration, assign a backup policy and backup vault to setup scheduled backups for the new volume while creating it.
If you want to allow scheduled backups, select the Allow scheduled backups checkbox.
Use the Backup policy drop-down to choose an existing backup policy or create a new one.
Use the Backup vault drop-down to choose an existing backup vault or create a new one.
Under the Labels section, click Add label add relevant labels to your volume.