Snapshots

MAMP PRO offers you, via the snapshots, the possibility to create a snapshot of a host (files & databases) quickly and easily. Snapshots are not bound to a specific installation of MAMP PRO. This means that you can also pass on snapshots to other users of MAMP PRO.

Create Snapshot

To create a snapshot, proceed as follows:

  1. Select the desired host from the hosts list.

  2. Right-click the selected host.

  3. Select “Create Snapshot…” from the context menu.

  4. A message appears indicating that it may take some time to create a snapshot. Confirm this dialog box by clicking on the “OK” button.

    MAMP PRO - Create Snapshot - Message

  5. In the following dialog box you can specify the file name and the storage location. Confirm this dialogue box by clicking the “Save” button.

    MAMP PRO - Create Snapshot - file name and the storage location

  6. As the snapshot is taken, an activity indicator appears next to the host name in the host list.

  7. The snapshot is now created.

Restore Snapshot

To restore a snapshot, proceed as follows:

  1. Select the desired host from the hosts list.

  2. Right-click the selected host.

  3. Select “Restore Snapshot…” from the context menu.

  4. In the following dialog box, select the snapshot to be restored. Confirm your selection by clicking the “Open” button.

    MAMP PRO - Restore Snapshot - Choose a snapshot file

  5. While the snapshot is being restored, an activity indicator is displayed next to the host name in the host list.

  6. The snapshot is now restored.