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Jose ZunigaJose Zuniga 

Creating a backup sandbox from another sandbox

I'm trying to have two sand boxes A and B with the same content. Why? because we want to make merges between our main sand box A and production P. But if something goes wrong we would like to have B as backup. What could go wrong? Well, sometimes some updates from a sandbox can't be applied and it could be very teddious to find what failed. After we refesh sandbox A from P some important changes we wanted to incorporate in production from A could be accidentally be gone forever. This could be a big waist of time and resources.
    So, is there anyway to safely create a sandbox B fully copu of another A?

Thanks in advance!
Becka DBecka D

Currently, no. There is no way to make a sandbox from another sandbox. The best way that I have seen this managed is with a QA sandbox where solutions are built & tested, from there they get moved to a Staging sandbox and then from there, to production.

There is also an idea ( that you can vote on to get what you are looking for. Sorry there isn't a better answer!

Jose ZunigaJose Zuniga
Becka, thanks for answering... but, how a QA Sandbox and a Staging sandbox can be defined/created? Since these are sandboxes, aren't they copy of each other?