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describe-backups

Description

Describes backups. The results are ordered by time, with newest backups first. If you do not specify a BackupId or ServerName, the command returns all backups.

This operation is synchronous.

A ResourceNotFoundException is thrown when the backup does not exist. A ValidationException is raised when parameters of the request are not valid.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

describe-backups is a paginated operation. Multiple API calls may be issued in order to retrieve the entire data set of results. You can disable pagination by providing the --no-paginate argument. When using --output text and the --query argument on a paginated response, the --query argument must extract data from the results of the following query expressions: Backups

Synopsis

  describe-backups
[--backup-id <value>]
[--server-name <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--backup-id (string)

Describes a single backup.

--server-name (string)

Returns backups for the server with the specified ServerName.

--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.

--starting-token (string)

A token to specify where to start paginating. This is the NextToken from a previously truncated response.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--page-size (integer)

The size of each page to get in the AWS service call. This does not affect the number of items returned in the command's output. Setting a smaller page size results in more calls to the AWS service, retrieving fewer items in each call. This can help prevent the AWS service calls from timing out.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--max-items (integer)

The total number of items to return in the command's output. If the total number of items available is more than the value specified, a NextToken is provided in the command's output. To resume pagination, provide the NextToken value in the starting-token argument of a subsequent command. Do not use the NextToken response element directly outside of the AWS CLI.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--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 describe backups

The following describe-backups command returns information about all backups associated with your account in your default region.:

aws opsworks-cm describe-backups

The output for each backup entry returned by the command resembles the following. 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": "Successful",
       "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

Backups -> (list)

Contains the response to a DescribeBackups request.

(structure)

Describes a single backup.

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.

NextToken -> (string)

This is not currently implemented for DescribeBackups requests.