AdvancedBackupSetting - AWS Backup


A list of backup options for each resource type.



Specifies the backup option for a selected resource. This option is only available for Windows VSS backup jobs.

Valid values:

Set to "WindowsVSS":"enabled" to enable the WindowsVSS backup option and create a Windows VSS backup.

Set to "WindowsVSS":"disabled" to create a regular backup. The WindowsVSS option is not enabled by default.

If you specify an invalid option, you get an InvalidParameterValueException exception.

For more information about Windows VSS backups, see Creating a VSS-Enabled Windows Backup.

Type: String to string map

Key Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9\-\_\.]{1,50}$

Value Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9\-\_\.]{1,50}$

Required: No


Specifies an object containing resource type and backup options. The only supported resource type is Amazon EC2 instances with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). For a CloudFormation example, see the sample CloudFormation template to enable Windows VSS in the AWS Backup User Guide.

Valid values: EC2.

Type: String

Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9\-\_\.]{1,50}$

Required: No

See Also

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