Deleting and Restoring Backups - AWS CloudHSM

Deleting and Restoring Backups

After you delete a backup, the service holds the backup for seven days, during which time you can restore the backup. After the seven-day period, you can no longer restore the backup. For more information about managing backups, see Managing Backups.

Delete and Restore Backups (Console)

To delete a backup (console)

  1. Open the AWS CloudHSM console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudhsm/.

  2. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  3. In the navigation pane, choose Backups.

  4. Choose a backup to delete.

  5. To delete the selected backup, choose Actions, Delete.

    The Delete backups dialog box appears.

  6. Choose Delete.

    The state of the back changes to PENDING_DELETE. You can restore a backup that is pending deletion for up to 7 days after you request the deletion.

To restore a backup (console)

  1. Open the AWS CloudHSM console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudhsm/.

  2. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  3. In the navigation pane, choose Backups.

  4. Choose a backup in the PENDING_DELETE state to restore.

  5. To restore the selected backup, choose Actions, Restore.

Delete and Restore Backups (AWS CLI)

Check the status of a backup or find its ID by using the describe-backups command from the AWS CLI.

To delete a backup (AWS CLI)

  • At a command prompt, run the delete-backup command, passing the ID of the backup to be deleted.

    $ aws cloudhsmv2 delete-backup --backup-id <backup ID> { "Backup": { "CreateTimestamp": 1534461854.64, "ClusterId": "cluster-dygnwhmscg5", "BackupId": "backup-ro5c4er4aac", "BackupState": "PENDING_DELETION", "DeleteTimestamp": 1536339805.522 } }

To restore a backup (AWS CLI)

  • To restore a backup, issue the restore-backup command, passing the ID of a backup that is in the PENDING_DELETION state.

    $ aws cloudhsmv2 restore-backup --backup-id <backup ID> { "Backup": { "ClusterId": "cluster-dygnwhmscg5", "CreateTimestamp": 1534461854.64, "BackupState": "READY", "BackupId": "backup-ro5c4er4aac" } }

To list backups (AWS CLI)

  • To see a list of all backups in the PENDING_DELETION state, run the describe-backups command and include states=PENDING_DELETION as a filter.

    $ aws cloudhsmv2 describe-backups --filters states=PENDING_DELETION { "Backups": [ { "BackupId": "backup-ro5c4er4aac", "BackupState": "PENDING_DELETION", "CreateTimestamp": 1534461854.64, "ClusterId": "cluster-dygnwhmscg5", "DeleteTimestap": 1536339805.522, } }

Delete and Restore Backups (AWS CloudHSM API)

Refer to the following topics to learn how to delete and restore backups by using the API.