AWS Backup
Developer Guide

Step 3: Monitor Your Backup Jobs and Verify That Your Resources Are Protected

AWS Backup enables you to view the status and other details of backup and restore activity across the AWS services that you use.

On the AWS Backup dashboard, you can manage backup plans, create on-demand backups, restore backups, and view the status of backup and restore jobs.

View the Status of Backup Jobs

Use the AWS Backup dashboard to quickly view the status of your backup and restore activity.

  1. Open the AWS Backup console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/backup.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Dashboard.

  3. To view the status of your backup jobs, choose Backup jobs details. This takes you to the Jobs page, where you can view tables containing backup jobs and restore jobs.

  4. Filter the jobs that are displayed by time, for example, jobs created in the last 24 hours, the last week, or the last 30 days. You can also set the number of jobs to display per page by choosing the gear icon.

View All Backups in a Vault

Follow these steps to view the backups that were created in a specified vault in AWS Backup.

  1. On the AWS Backup console, in the navigation pane, choose Backup vaults.

  2. Choose the vault that you used when creating an on-demand or scheduled backup, and view all the backups that were created in this vault.

View Details of Protected Resources

On the Protected resources page, you can explore details of the resources that are backed up in AWS Backup.

  1. On the AWS Backup console, in the navigation pane, choose Protected resources.

  2. View the AWS resources that are being backed up. Choose a resource in the list to explore your backups for that resource.

Next Steps

After you back up your resource, proceed to Step 4: Restore a Backup.