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create-backup

Description

Creates a backup of an existing Amazon FSx for Windows File Server file system. Creating regular backups for your file system is a best practice that complements the replication that Amazon FSx for Windows File Server performs for your file system. It also enables you to restore from user modification of data.

If a backup with the specified client request token exists, and the parameters match, this operation returns the description of the existing backup. If a backup specified client request token exists, and the parameters don't match, this operation returns IncompatibleParameterError . If a backup with the specified client request token doesn't exist, CreateBackup does the following:

  • Creates a new Amazon FSx backup with an assigned ID, and an initial lifecycle state of CREATING .
  • Returns the description of the backup.

By using the idempotent operation, you can retry a CreateBackup operation without the risk of creating an extra backup. This approach can be useful when an initial call fails in a way that makes it unclear whether a backup was created. If you use the same client request token and the initial call created a backup, the operation returns a successful result because all the parameters are the same.

The CreateFileSystem operation returns while the backup's lifecycle state is still CREATING . You can check the file system creation status by calling the DescribeBackups operation, which returns the backup state along with other information.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-backup
--file-system-id <value>
[--client-request-token <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--file-system-id (string)

The ID of the file system to back up.

--client-request-token (string)

(Optional) A string of up to 64 ASCII characters that Amazon FSx uses to ensure idempotent creation. This string is automatically filled on your behalf when you use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) or an AWS SDK.

--tags (list)

The tags to apply to the backup at backup creation. The key value of the Name tag appears in the console as the backup name.

Shorthand Syntax:

Key=string,Value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Key": "string",
    "Value": "string"
  }
  ...
]

--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

Backup -> (structure)

A description of the backup.

BackupId -> (string)

The ID of the backup.

Lifecycle -> (string)

The lifecycle status of the backup.

FailureDetails -> (structure)

Details explaining any failures that occur when creating a backup.

Message -> (string)

A message describing the backup creation failure.

Type -> (string)

The type of the backup.

ProgressPercent -> (integer)

The current percent of progress of an asynchronous task.

CreationTime -> (timestamp)

The time when a particular backup was created.

KmsKeyId -> (string)

The ID of the AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) key used to encrypt this backup of the Amazon FSx for Windows file system's data at rest. Amazon FSx for Lustre does not support KMS encryption.

ResourceARN -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the backup resource.

Tags -> (list)

Tags associated with a particular file system.

(structure)

Specifies a key-value pair for a resource tag.

Key -> (string)

A value that specifies the TagKey , the name of the tag. Tag keys must be unique for the resource to which they are attached.

Value -> (string)

A value that specifies the TagValue , the value assigned to the corresponding tag key. Tag values can be null and don't have to be unique in a tag set. For example, you can have a key-value pair in a tag set of finances : April and also of payroll : April .

FileSystem -> (structure)

Metadata of the file system associated with the backup. This metadata is persisted even if the file system is deleted.

OwnerId -> (string)

The AWS account that created the file system. If the file system was created by an AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) user, the AWS account to which the IAM user belongs is the owner.

CreationTime -> (timestamp)

The time that the file system was created, in seconds (since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z), also known as Unix time.

FileSystemId -> (string)

The system-generated, unique 17-digit ID of the file system.

FileSystemType -> (string)

The type of Amazon FSx file system, either LUSTRE or WINDOWS .

Lifecycle -> (string)

The lifecycle status of the file system, following are the possible values and what they mean:

  • AVAILABLE - The file system is in a healthy state, and is reachable and available for use.
  • CREATING - Amazon FSx is creating the new file system.
  • DELETING - Amazon FSx is deleting an existing file system.
  • FAILED - An existing file system has experienced an unrecoverable failure. When creating a new file system, Amazon FSx was unable to create the file system.
  • MISCONFIGURED indicates that the file system is in a failed but recoverable state.
  • UPDATING indicates that the file system is undergoing a customer initiated update.

FailureDetails -> (structure)

A structure providing details of any failures that occur when creating the file system has failed.

Message -> (string)

A message describing any failures that occurred during file system creation.

StorageCapacity -> (integer)

The storage capacity of the file system in gigabytes (GB).

StorageType -> (string)

The storage type of the file system. Valid values are SSD and HDD . If set to SSD , the file system uses solid state drive storage. If set to HDD , the file system uses hard disk drive storage.

VpcId -> (string)

The ID of the primary VPC for the file system.

SubnetIds -> (list)

Specifies the IDs of the subnets that the file system is accessible from. For Windows MULTI_AZ_1 file system deployment type, there are two subnet IDs, one for the preferred file server and one for the standby file server. The preferred file server subnet identified in the PreferredSubnetID property. All other file systems have only one subnet ID.

For Lustre file systems, and Single-AZ Windows file systems, this is the ID of the subnet that contains the endpoint for the file system. For MULTI_AZ_1 Windows file systems, the endpoint for the file system is available in the PreferredSubnetID .

(string)

The ID for a subnet. A subnet is a range of IP addresses in your virtual private cloud (VPC). For more information, see VPC and Subnets in the Amazon VPC User Guide.

NetworkInterfaceIds -> (list)

The IDs of the elastic network interface from which a specific file system is accessible. The elastic network interface is automatically created in the same VPC that the Amazon FSx file system was created in. For more information, see Elastic Network Interfaces in the Amazon EC2 User Guide.

For an Amazon FSx for Windows File Server file system, you can have one network interface ID. For an Amazon FSx for Lustre file system, you can have more than one.

(string)

An elastic network interface ID. An elastic network interface is a logical networking component in a virtual private cloud (VPC) that represents a virtual network card. For more information, see Elastic Network Interfaces in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances .

DNSName -> (string)

The DNS name for the file system.

KmsKeyId -> (string)

The ID of the AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) key used to encrypt the file system's data for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server file systems and persistent Amazon FSx for Lustre file systems at rest. In either case, if not specified, the Amazon FSx managed key is used. The scratch Amazon FSx for Lustre file systems are always encrypted at rest using Amazon FSx managed keys. For more information, see Encrypt in the AWS Key Management Service API Reference .

ResourceARN -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the file system resource.

Tags -> (list)

The tags to associate with the file system. For more information, see Tagging Your Amazon EC2 Resources in the Amazon EC2 User Guide .

(structure)

Specifies a key-value pair for a resource tag.

Key -> (string)

A value that specifies the TagKey , the name of the tag. Tag keys must be unique for the resource to which they are attached.

Value -> (string)

A value that specifies the TagValue , the value assigned to the corresponding tag key. Tag values can be null and don't have to be unique in a tag set. For example, you can have a key-value pair in a tag set of finances : April and also of payroll : April .

WindowsConfiguration -> (structure)

The configuration for this Microsoft Windows file system.

ActiveDirectoryId -> (string)

The ID for an existing Microsoft Active Directory instance that the file system should join when it's created.

SelfManagedActiveDirectoryConfiguration -> (structure)

The configuration of the self-managed Microsoft Active Directory (AD) directory to which the Windows File Server instance is joined.

DomainName -> (string)

The fully qualified domain name of the self-managed AD directory.

OrganizationalUnitDistinguishedName -> (string)

The fully qualified distinguished name of the organizational unit within the self-managed AD directory to which the Windows File Server instance is joined.

FileSystemAdministratorsGroup -> (string)

The name of the domain group whose members have administrative privileges for the FSx file system.

UserName -> (string)

The user name for the service account on your self-managed AD domain that FSx uses to join to your AD domain.

DnsIps -> (list)

A list of up to two IP addresses of DNS servers or domain controllers in the self-managed AD directory.

(string)

DeploymentType -> (string)

Specifies the file system deployment type, valid values are the following:

  • MULTI_AZ_1 - Specifies a high availability file system that is configured for Multi-AZ redundancy to tolerate temporary Availability Zone (AZ) unavailability, and supports SSD and HDD storage.
  • SINGLE_AZ_1 - (Default) Specifies a file system that is configured for single AZ redundancy, only supports SSD storage.
  • SINGLE_AZ_2 - Latest generation Single AZ file system. Specifies a file system that is configured for single AZ redundancy and supports SSD and HDD storage.

For more information, see Single-AZ and Multi-AZ File Systems .

RemoteAdministrationEndpoint -> (string)

For MULTI_AZ_1 deployment types, use this endpoint when performing administrative tasks on the file system using Amazon FSx Remote PowerShell.

For SINGLE_AZ_1 and SINGLE_AZ_2 deployment types, this is the DNS name of the file system.

This endpoint is temporarily unavailable when the file system is undergoing maintenance.

PreferredSubnetId -> (string)

For MULTI_AZ_1 deployment types, it specifies the ID of the subnet where the preferred file server is located. Must be one of the two subnet IDs specified in SubnetIds property. Amazon FSx serves traffic from this subnet except in the event of a failover to the secondary file server.

For SINGLE_AZ_1 and SINGLE_AZ_2 deployment types, this value is the same as that for SubnetIDs . For more information, see Availability and Durability: Single-AZ and Multi-AZ File Systems

PreferredFileServerIp -> (string)

For MULTI_AZ_1 deployment types, the IP address of the primary, or preferred, file server.

Use this IP address when mounting the file system on Linux SMB clients or Windows SMB clients that are not joined to a Microsoft Active Directory. Applicable for all Windows file system deployment types. This IP address is temporarily unavailable when the file system is undergoing maintenance. For Linux and Windows SMB clients that are joined to an Active Directory, use the file system's DNSName instead. For more information on mapping and mounting file shares, see Accessing File Shares .

ThroughputCapacity -> (integer)

The throughput of an Amazon FSx file system, measured in megabytes per second.

MaintenanceOperationsInProgress -> (list)

The list of maintenance operations in progress for this file system.

(string)

An enumeration specifying the currently ongoing maintenance operation.

WeeklyMaintenanceStartTime -> (string)

The preferred time to perform weekly maintenance, in the UTC time zone.

DailyAutomaticBackupStartTime -> (string)

The preferred time to take daily automatic backups, in the UTC time zone.

AutomaticBackupRetentionDays -> (integer)

The number of days to retain automatic backups. Setting this to 0 disables automatic backups. You can retain automatic backups for a maximum of 35 days.

CopyTagsToBackups -> (boolean)

A boolean flag indicating whether tags on the file system should be copied to backups. This value defaults to false. If it's set to true, all tags on the file system are copied to all automatic backups and any user-initiated backups where the user doesn't specify any tags. If this value is true, and you specify one or more tags, only the specified tags are copied to backups. If you specify one or more tags when creating a user-initiated backup, no tags are copied from the file system, regardless of this value.

LustreConfiguration -> (structure)

The configuration for the Amazon FSx for Lustre file system.

WeeklyMaintenanceStartTime -> (string)

The UTC time that you want to begin your weekly maintenance window.

DataRepositoryConfiguration -> (structure)

The data repository configuration object for Lustre file systems returned in the response of the CreateFileSystem operation.

ImportPath -> (string)

The import path to the Amazon S3 bucket (and optional prefix) that you're using as the data repository for your FSx for Lustre file system, for example s3://import-bucket/optional-prefix . If a prefix is specified after the Amazon S3 bucket name, only object keys with that prefix are loaded into the file system.

ExportPath -> (string)

The export path to the Amazon S3 bucket (and prefix) that you are using to store new and changed Lustre file system files in S3.

ImportedFileChunkSize -> (integer)

For files imported from a data repository, this value determines the stripe count and maximum amount of data per file (in MiB) stored on a single physical disk. The maximum number of disks that a single file can be striped across is limited by the total number of disks that make up the file system.

The default chunk size is 1,024 MiB (1 GiB) and can go as high as 512,000 MiB (500 GiB). Amazon S3 objects have a maximum size of 5 TB.

DeploymentType -> (string)

The deployment type of the FSX for Lustre file system.

PerUnitStorageThroughput -> (integer)

Per unit storage throughput represents the megabytes per second of read or write throughput per 1 tebibyte of storage provisioned. File system throughput capacity is equal to Storage capacity (TiB) * PerUnitStorageThroughput (MB/s/TiB). This option is only valid for PERSISTENT_1 deployment types. Valid values are 50, 100, 200.

MountName -> (string)

You use the MountName value when mounting the file system.

For the SCRATCH_1 deployment type, this value is always "fsx ". For SCRATCH_2 and PERSISTENT_1 deployment types, this value is a string that is unique within an AWS Region.

DirectoryInformation -> (structure)

The configuration of the self-managed Microsoft Active Directory (AD) to which the Windows File Server instance is joined.

DomainName -> (string)

The fully qualified domain name of the self-managed AD directory.

ActiveDirectoryId -> (string)

The ID of the AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory instance to which the file system is joined.