This topic describes how to configure a backup schedule. You can configure a backup schedule by configuring the backup information such as the database or table, backup frequency, storage method, and backup duration.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Log on to the DBS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Backup Schedules. On the Backup Schedules page, select a region in the upper-left corner.
    Select a region
  3. On the Backup Schedules page, click Configure Backup Schedule in the Actions column corresponding to the backup schedule that you purchased.
    Configure a backup schedule for MySQL data
  4. In the Configure Backup Source and Destination step of the Configure Backup Schedule wizard, configure the backup source and destination and click Next in the lower-right corner of the page.
    Configure a logical backup schedule for MySQL data
  5. In the Edit Backup Objects step, find the database or table that you want to back up in the Available section. Click the right arrow to add the selected database or table to the Selected section. Then, click Next.
    Note If you back up an entire database, the permission data and stored procedures are also backed up.
    Move database
  6. In the Configure Backup Time step, set the parameters as described in the following table and click Next.
  7. In the Edit Lifecycle step, configure the lifecycle for a full data backup in the Configure Full Data Backup Lifecycle section.
    Note If you select Enable for the Real-Time Transaction Log Backup parameter, you must configure the backup time for incremental backup data.
  8. After the configuration is complete, click Precheck in the lower-right corner of the page.
  9. If the Precheck Passed message appears, click Start Task.
    Precheck for logical backup of MySQL data
    Note When the Status of the backup schedule changes to Running, the backup schedule takes effect.

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