Modifying the backup policy

Last Updated: May 27, 2016


Modifies the backup policy. The RDS system periodically backs up instances according to the user-defined system configuration

Request parameters

Name Type Required? Description
Action String Yes Required parameter. Value: ModifyBackupPolicy
DBInstanceId String Yes Instance ID
PreferredBackupTime String Yes Backup time, in the format ofHH:mmZ- HH:mm Z
PreferredBackupPeriod String Yes Backup period. Values: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
BackupRetentionPeriod String No Retention days of the backup (7 to 730 days). The default value is 7 days
BackupLog String No The default value is Enable. You can change it to Disabled

Return parameters

Name Type Description
<Public Return Parameters> - For details, refer to the Appendix


  • Request example
  2. &DBInstanceId=riauvjz6zajfiq6ba1370329449201
  3. &PreferredBackupTime=00:00Z01:00Z
  4. &PreferredBackupPeriod=Monday
  5. &<Public Request Parameters>
  • Return example

XML format:

  1. <CreateBackupResponse>
  2. <RequestId>DA147739-AEAD-4417-9089-65E9B1D8240D</RequestId>
  3. </CreateBackupResponse>

JSON format:

  1. {
  2. "RequestId":"DA147739-AEAD-4417-9089-65E9B1D8240D"
  3. }
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