You can call this operation to manually back up MongoDB instances.

The instance must be running when you call this operation.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes CreateBackup

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

DBInstanceId String Yes d-bpxxxxxxxx

The ID of the instance.

BackupMethod String No Logical

The backup method of the instance. Valid values:

  • Logical
  • Physical: This is the default value.
Note Only replica set instances and sharded cluster instances support this parameter. You do not need to specify this parameter for standalone instances. All standalone instances use snapshot backup.
AccessKeyId String No LTAIgbTGpxxxxxx

The AccessKey ID provided to you by Alibaba Cloud.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
BackupId String 5664xxxx

The ID of the backup.

RequestId String 7016B12F-7F64-40A4-BAFF-013F02AC82FC

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

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

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