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[ aws . emr ]



Creates a HBase backup in S3. This command is only available when using Amazon EMR versionsearlier than 4.0.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--cluster-id <value>
--dir <value>


--cluster-id (string)

A unique string that identifies a cluster. The create-cluster command returns this identifier. You can use the list-clusters command to get cluster IDs.

--dir (string)

The Amazon S3 location of the Hbase backup. Example: s3://mybucket/mybackup , where mybucket is the specified Amazon S3 bucket and mybackup is the specified backup location. The path argument must begin with s3://, which refers to an Amazon S3 bucket.

--consistent (boolean)

Performs a consistent backup. Pauses all write operations to the HBase cluster during the backup process.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.