4.7. Backups

This section describes the operations for backups of database instances.

The following table lists the possible statuses returned by the Backup API:

Table 4.9. Backup statuses
Status Description
NEW

A new backup task was created.

BUILDING

The backup task is currently running.

COMPLETED

The backup task was successfully completed.

FAILED

The backup task failed to complete successfully.

DELETE_FAILED

The backup task failed to delete Cloud Files objects.

The Backup API supports the following operations:

MethodURIDescription
POST/backups

Creates a new backup for a database instance.

GET/backups​{?datastore}

Lists all backups for all database instances.

GET/backups/{backupId}

Lists details about a specified backup.

DELETE/backups/{backupId}

Deletes the specified backup.

GET/instances/{instanceId}/backups

Lists all backups for a specified instance.

POST/instances

Creates a new database instance from a backup.



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