Creates a full snapshot backup for a specified PolarDB cluster.

  • You can create a maximum of three backups for each cluster. If three manual backups are created, you must delete at least one backup before you manually create one. For more information, see DeleteBackup.
  • After you call this operation, a backup task is created in the background. It may take a long time to back up large amounts of data.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String No CreateBackup

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to CreateBackup.

DBClusterId String Yes pc-*************

The ID of the PolarDB cluster.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
BackupJobId String 11111111

The ID of the backup set.

RequestId String F3322AFE-083E-4D77-A074-421301******

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

http(s):// Action=CreateBackup
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "RequestId": "F3322AFE-083E-4D77-A074-421301******",
    "BackupJobId": 11111111

Error codes

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