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create-backup

Description

Creates an application-level backup of a server. While the server is in the BACKING_UP state, the server cannot be changed, and no additional backup can be created.

Backups can be created for servers in RUNNING , HEALTHY , and UNHEALTHY states. By default, you can create a maximum of 50 manual backups.

This operation is asynchronous.

A LimitExceededException is thrown when the maximum number of manual backups is reached. An InvalidStateException is thrown when the server is not in any of the following states: RUNNING, HEALTHY, or UNHEALTHY. A ResourceNotFoundException is thrown when the server is not found. A ValidationException is thrown when parameters of the request are not valid.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-backup
--server-name <value>
[--description <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--server-name (string)

The name of the server that you want to back up.

--description (string)

A user-defined description of the backup.

--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.

Examples

To create backups

The following create-backup command starts a manual backup of a Chef Automate server named automate-06 in the us-east-1 region. The command adds a descriptive message to the backup in the --description parameter.:

aws opsworks-cm create-backup --server-name 'automate-06' --description "state of my infrastructure at launch"

The output shows you information similar to the following about the new backup. Output:

{
 "Backups": [
    {
       "BackupArn": "string",
       "BackupId": "automate-06-20160729133847520",
       "BackupType": "MANUAL",
       "CreatedAt": 2016-07-29T13:38:47.520Z,
       "Description": "state of my infrastructure at launch",
       "Engine": "Chef",
       "EngineModel": "Single",
       "EngineVersion": "12",
       "InstanceProfileArn": "arn:aws:iam::1019881987024:instance-profile/automate-06-1010V4UU2WRM2",
       "InstanceType": "m4.large",
       "KeyPair": "",
       "PreferredBackupWindow": "",
       "PreferredMaintenanceWindow": "",
       "S3LogUrl": "https://s3.amazonaws.com/automate-06/automate-06-20160729133847520",
       "SecurityGroupIds": [ "sg-1a24c270" ],
       "ServerName": "automate-06",
       "ServiceRoleArn": "arn:aws:iam::1019881987024:role/aws-opsworks-cm-service-role.1114810729735",
       "Status": "OK",
       "StatusDescription": "",
       "SubnetIds": [ "subnet-49436a18" ],
       "ToolsVersion": "string",
       "UserArn": "arn:aws:iam::1019881987024:user/opsworks-user"
    }
 ],
}

More Information

For more information, see Back Up and Restore an AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate Server in the AWS OpsWorks User Guide.

Output

Backup -> (structure)

Backup created by request.

BackupArn -> (string)

The ARN of the backup.

BackupId -> (string)

The generated ID of the backup. Example: myServerName-yyyyMMddHHmmssSSS

BackupType -> (string)

The backup type. Valid values are automated or manual .

CreatedAt -> (timestamp)

The time stamp when the backup was created in the database. Example: 2016-07-29T13:38:47.520Z

Description -> (string)

A user-provided description for a manual backup. This field is empty for automated backups.

Engine -> (string)

The engine type that is obtained from the server when the backup is created.

EngineModel -> (string)

The engine model that is obtained from the server when the backup is created.

EngineVersion -> (string)

The engine version that is obtained from the server when the backup is created.

InstanceProfileArn -> (string)

The EC2 instance profile ARN that is obtained from the server when the backup is created. Because this value is stored, you are not required to provide the InstanceProfileArn again if you restore a backup.

InstanceType -> (string)

The instance type that is obtained from the server when the backup is created.

KeyPair -> (string)

The key pair that is obtained from the server when the backup is created.

PreferredBackupWindow -> (string)

The preferred backup period that is obtained from the server when the backup is created.

PreferredMaintenanceWindow -> (string)

The preferred maintenance period that is obtained from the server when the backup is created.

S3DataSize -> (integer)

This field is deprecated and is no longer used.

S3DataUrl -> (string)

This field is deprecated and is no longer used.

S3LogUrl -> (string)

The Amazon S3 URL of the backup's log file.

SecurityGroupIds -> (list)

The security group IDs that are obtained from the server when the backup is created.

(string)

ServerName -> (string)

The name of the server from which the backup was made.

ServiceRoleArn -> (string)

The service role ARN that is obtained from the server when the backup is created.

Status -> (string)

The status of a backup while in progress.

StatusDescription -> (string)

An informational message about backup status.

SubnetIds -> (list)

The subnet IDs that are obtained from the server when the backup is created.

(string)

ToolsVersion -> (string)

The version of AWS OpsWorks CM-specific tools that is obtained from the server when the backup is created.

UserArn -> (string)

The IAM user ARN of the requester for manual backups. This field is empty for automated backups.