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REST API Reference (API Version 2016-11-28)

CreateDiskFromSnapshot

Creates a block storage disk from a disk snapshot that can be attached to a Lightsail instance in the same Availability Zone (e.g., us-east-2a). The disk is created in the regional endpoint that you send the HTTP request to. For more information, see Regions and Availability Zones in Lightsail.

Request Syntax

{
   "availabilityZone": "string",
   "diskName": "string",
   "diskSnapshotName": "string",
   "sizeInGb": number
}

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

availabilityZone

The Availability Zone where you want to create the disk (e.g., us-east-2a). Choose the same Availability Zone as the Lightsail instance where you want to create the disk.

Use the GetRegions operation to list the Availability Zones where Lightsail is currently available.

Type: String

Pattern: .*\S.*

Required: Yes

diskName

The unique Lightsail disk name (e.g., my-disk).

Type: String

Pattern: \w[\w\-]*\w

Required: Yes

diskSnapshotName

The name of the disk snapshot (e.g., my-snapshot) from which to create the new storage disk.

Type: String

Pattern: \w[\w\-]*\w

Required: Yes

sizeInGb

The size of the disk in GB (e.g., 32).

Type: Integer

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{
   "operations": [ 
      { 
         "createdAt": number,
         "errorCode": "string",
         "errorDetails": "string",
         "id": "string",
         "isTerminal": boolean,
         "location": { 
            "availabilityZone": "string",
            "regionName": "string"
         },
         "operationDetails": "string",
         "operationType": "string",
         "resourceName": "string",
         "resourceType": "string",
         "status": "string",
         "statusChangedAt": number
      }
   ]
}

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

operations

An object describing the API operations.

Type: Array of Operation objects

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

AccessDeniedException

Lightsail throws this exception when the user cannot be authenticated or uses invalid credentials to access a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

AccountSetupInProgressException

Lightsail throws this exception when an account is still in the setup in progress state.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidInputException

Lightsail throws this exception when user input does not conform to the validation rules of an input field.

Note

Domain-related APIs are only available in the N. Virginia (us-east-1) Region. Please set your Region configuration to us-east-1 to create, view, or edit these resources.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NotFoundException

Lightsail throws this exception when it cannot find a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

OperationFailureException

Lightsail throws this exception when an operation fails to execute.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceException

A general service exception.

HTTP Status Code: 500

UnauthenticatedException

Lightsail throws this exception when the user has not been authenticated.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: