This topic describes the snapshot feature of Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch.

Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch console, click Instance Name > Snapshots to navigate to the Snapshots (Free Trial) page.
Snapshots (Free Trial) page
Parameter Description
Auto Snapshot When the Auto Snapshot switch is in the green color, auto snapshot is enabled. By default, auto snapshot is disabled.
Auto Snapshot Period If auto snapshot is disabled, the You must enable auto snapshot first message is displayed.
Notice Auto snapshot uses the system time of the region where the Elasticsearch instance is created. Do not perform any snapshot operations when the system is creating snapshots.
Edit Configuration If auto snapshot is enabled, you can click Edit Configuration in the upper-right corner to open the Auto Snapshot Configuration dialog box and then set the time for creating snapshots.
Auto snapshot configuration
  • The Frequency parameter is set to Daily.
  • The Create Snapshot At parameter specifies the specific time for creating a snapshot daily. Valid values are from 0 to 23 hours.
  • Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch only stores snapshots that are created in the last three days.
Restore from Snapshot Click View Tutorial to learn how to restore data from a snapshot.
Snapshot Status Click View Tutorial to learn more information about snapshot status.