CreateSnapshot - Amazon Redshift Serverless


Creates a snapshot of all databases in a namespace. For more information about snapshots, see Working with snapshots and recovery points.

Request Syntax

{ "namespaceName": "string", "retentionPeriod": number, "snapshotName": "string", "tags": [ { "key": "string", "value": "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 namespace to create a snapshot for.

Type: String

Required: Yes


How long to retain the created snapshot.

Type: Integer

Required: No


The name of the snapshot.

Type: String

Required: Yes


An array of Tag objects to associate with the snapshot.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Array Members: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 200 items.

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "snapshot": { "accountsWithProvisionedRestoreAccess": [ "string" ], "accountsWithRestoreAccess": [ "string" ], "actualIncrementalBackupSizeInMegaBytes": number, "adminPasswordSecretArn": "string", "adminPasswordSecretKmsKeyId": "string", "adminUsername": "string", "backupProgressInMegaBytes": number, "currentBackupRateInMegaBytesPerSecond": number, "elapsedTimeInSeconds": number, "estimatedSecondsToCompletion": number, "kmsKeyId": "string", "namespaceArn": "string", "namespaceName": "string", "ownerAccount": "string", "snapshotArn": "string", "snapshotCreateTime": "string", "snapshotName": "string", "snapshotRemainingDays": number, "snapshotRetentionPeriod": number, "snapshotRetentionStartTime": "string", "status": "string", "totalBackupSizeInMegaBytes": number } }

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.


The created snapshot object.

Type: Snapshot object


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


The submitted action has conflicts.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The resource could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The service limit was exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request exceeded the number of tags allowed for a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The input failed to satisfy the constraints specified by an AWS service.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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