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        nodetool snapshot - Take a snapshot of specified keyspaces or a snapshot
        of the specified table

        nodetool [(-h <host> | --host <host>)] [(-p <port> | --port <port>)]
                [(-pp | --print-port)] [(-pw <password> | --password <password>)]
                [(-pwf <passwordFilePath> | --password-file <passwordFilePath>)]
                [(-u <username> | --username <username>)] snapshot
                [(-cf <table> | --column-family <table> | --table <table>)]
                [(-kt <ktlist> | --kt-list <ktlist> | -kc <ktlist> | --kc.list <ktlist>)]
                [(-sf | --skip-flush)] [(-t <tag> | --tag <tag>)] [--ttl <ttl>] [--]

        -cf <table>, --column-family <table>, --table <table>
            The table name (you must specify one and only one keyspace for using
            this option)

        -h <host>, --host <host>
            Node hostname or ip address

        -kt <ktlist>, --kt-list <ktlist>, -kc <ktlist>, --kc.list <ktlist>
            The list of Keyspace.table to take snapshot.(you must not specify
            only keyspace)

        -p <port>, --port <port>
            Remote jmx agent port number

        -pp, --print-port
            Operate in 4.0 mode with hosts disambiguated by port number

        -pw <password>, --password <password>
            Remote jmx agent password

        -pwf <passwordFilePath>, --password-file <passwordFilePath>
            Path to the JMX password file

        -sf, --skip-flush
            Do not flush memtables before snapshotting (snapshot will not
            contain unflushed data)

        -t <tag>, --tag <tag>
            The name of the snapshot

        --ttl <ttl>
            Specify a TTL of created snapshot

        -u <username>, --username <username>
            Remote jmx agent username

            This option can be used to separate command-line options from the
            list of argument, (useful when arguments might be mistaken for
            command-line options

            List of keyspaces. By default, all keyspaces