ModifyBackupAttributes - AWS CloudHSM


Modifies attributes for AWS CloudHSM backup.

Request Syntax

{ "BackupId": "string", "NeverExpires": boolean }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The identifier (ID) of the backup to modify. To find the ID of a backup, use the DescribeBackups operation.

Type: String

Pattern: backup-[2-7a-zA-Z]{11,16}

Required: Yes


Specifies whether the service should exempt a backup from the retention policy for the cluster. True exempts a backup from the retention policy. False means the service applies the backup retention policy defined at the cluster.

Type: Boolean

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Backup": { "BackupId": "string", "BackupState": "string", "ClusterId": "string", "CopyTimestamp": number, "CreateTimestamp": number, "DeleteTimestamp": number, "NeverExpires": boolean, "SourceBackup": "string", "SourceCluster": "string", "SourceRegion": "string", "TagList": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ] } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


Contains information about a backup of an AWS CloudHSM cluster. All backup objects contain the BackupId, BackupState, ClusterId, and CreateTimestamp parameters. Backups that were copied into a destination region additionally contain the CopyTimestamp, SourceBackup, SourceCluster, and SourceRegion parameters. A backup that is pending deletion will include the DeleteTimestamp parameter.

Type: Backup object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The request was rejected because the requester does not have permission to perform the requested operation.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request was rejected because of an AWS CloudHSM internal failure. The request can be retried.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request was rejected because it is not a valid request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request was rejected because it refers to a resource that cannot be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request was rejected because an error occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: