CopyAction - AWS Backup

CopyAction

The details of the copy operation.

Contents

DestinationBackupVaultArn

An Amazon Resource Name (ARN) that uniquely identifies the destination backup vault for the copied backup. For example, arn:aws:backup:us-east-1:123456789012:vault:aBackupVault.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Lifecycle

Contains an array of Transition objects specifying how long in days before a recovery point transitions to cold storage or is deleted.

Backups transitioned to cold storage must be stored in cold storage for a minimum of 90 days. Therefore, on the console, the “retention” setting must be 90 days greater than the “transition to cold after days” setting. The “transition to cold after days” setting cannot be changed after a backup has been transitioned to cold.

Resource types that are able to be transitioned to cold storage are listed in the "Lifecycle to cold storage" section of the Feature availability by resource table. AWS Backup ignores this expression for other resource types.

Type: Lifecycle object

Required: No

See Also

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