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[ aws . backup ]

start-copy-job

Description

Starts a job to create a one-time copy of the specified resource.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  start-copy-job
--recovery-point-arn <value>
--source-backup-vault-name <value>
--destination-backup-vault-arn <value>
--iam-role-arn <value>
[--idempotency-token <value>]
[--lifecycle <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--recovery-point-arn (string)

An ARN that uniquely identifies a recovery point to use for the copy job; for example, arn:aws:backup:us-east-1:123456789012:recovery-point:1EB3B5E7-9EB0-435A-A80B-108B488B0D45.

--source-backup-vault-name (string)

The name of a logical source container where backups are stored. Backup vaults are identified by names that are unique to the account used to create them and the AWS Region where they are created. They consist of lowercase letters, numbers, and hyphens.

--destination-backup-vault-arn (string)

An Amazon Resource Name (ARN) that uniquely identifies a destination backup vault to copy to; for example, arn:aws:backup:us-east-1:123456789012:vault:aBackupVault .

--iam-role-arn (string)

Specifies the IAM role ARN used to copy the target recovery point; for example, arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/S3Access .

--idempotency-token (string)

A customer chosen string that can be used to distinguish between calls to StartCopyJob .

--lifecycle (structure)

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 “expire after days” 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.

MoveToColdStorageAfterDays -> (long)

Specifies the number of days after creation that a recovery point is moved to cold storage.

DeleteAfterDays -> (long)

Specifies the number of days after creation that a recovery point is deleted. Must be greater than 90 days plus MoveToColdStorageAfterDays .

Shorthand Syntax:

MoveToColdStorageAfterDays=long,DeleteAfterDays=long

JSON Syntax:

{
  "MoveToColdStorageAfterDays": long,
  "DeleteAfterDays": long
}

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Output

CopyJobId -> (string)

Uniquely identifies a copy job.

CreationDate -> (timestamp)

The date and time that a copy job is started, in Unix format and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The value of CreationDate is accurate to milliseconds. For example, the value 1516925490.087 represents Friday, January 26, 2018 12:11:30.087 AM.