Create backups. Up to 10 backups can be created for an instance in a single day. The following conditions must be met, otherwise backup creation will fail:

  • The instance is active.
  • The last backup has been completed.

Request parameters

Name Type Required? Description
Action String Yes Required parameter. Value: CreateBackup.
DBInstanceId String Yes Instance ID.
BackupMethod String No
  • Logical: logical backup.
  • Physical: physical backup.
  • The default value is Physical. Logical backup does not support instances without databases.
  • SQL Server only supports physical backup.
BackupStrategy String No Range of logical backup.
  • db: single-database backup.
  • instance: instance backup.
  • This parameter is valid only when BackupMethod is Logical.
DBName String No Name of the database for single-database logical backup. This parameter is valid only when BackupMethod is Logical and BackupStrategy is db.
BackupType String No
  • Auto: determines whether it is a full backup or an incremental backup through automatic calculation.
  • FullBackup: indicates a full backup. The default value is Auto.

Return parameters

Name Type Description
<Public Return Parameters> For more information, see Public parameters.

Request example CreateBackup
&<Public Request Parameters>

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