CopySnapshot - Amazon MemoryDB


Makes a copy of an existing snapshot.

Request Syntax

{ "KmsKeyId": "string", "SourceSnapshotName": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "TargetBucket": "string", "TargetSnapshotName": "string" }

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 ID of the KMS key used to encrypt the target snapshot.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 2048.

Required: No


The name of an existing snapshot from which to make a copy.

Type: String

Required: Yes


A list of tags to be added to this resource. A tag is a key-value pair. A tag key must be accompanied by a tag value, although null is accepted.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Array Members: Maximum number of 200 items.

Required: No


The Amazon S3 bucket to which the snapshot is exported. This parameter is used only when exporting a snapshot for external access. When using this parameter to export a snapshot, be sure MemoryDB has the needed permissions to this S3 bucket. For more information, see Step 2: Grant MemoryDB Access to Your Amazon S3 Bucket.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: ^[A-Za-z0-9._-]+$

Required: No


A name for the snapshot copy. MemoryDB does not permit overwriting a snapshot, therefore this name must be unique within its context - MemoryDB or an Amazon S3 bucket if exporting.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Snapshot": { "ARN": "string", "ClusterConfiguration": { "Description": "string", "EngineVersion": "string", "MaintenanceWindow": "string", "Name": "string", "NodeType": "string", "NumShards": number, "ParameterGroupName": "string", "Port": number, "Shards": [ { "Configuration": { "ReplicaCount": number, "Slots": "string" }, "Name": "string", "Size": "string", "SnapshotCreationTime": number } ], "SnapshotRetentionLimit": number, "SnapshotWindow": "string", "SubnetGroupName": "string", "TopicArn": "string", "VpcId": "string" }, "DataTiering": "string", "KmsKeyId": "string", "Name": "string", "Source": "string", "Status": "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.


Represents a copy of an entire cluster as of the time when the snapshot was taken.

Type: Snapshot object


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


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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