You can call this operation to query the backup settings of an AnalyticDB for MySQL cluster.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeBackupPolicy

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


DBClusterId String Yes am-bp1xxxxxxxx47

The ID of the cluster.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
BackupRetentionPeriod Integer 7

The number of days for which data backup files are retained.

EnableBackupLog String true

Specifies whether to enable the origin protocol policy.

  • true: enabled
  • false: disabled
LogBackupRetentionPeriod Integer 7

The number of days for which log backup files are retained.

PreferredBackupPeriod String Tuesday,Friday

The cycle based on which backups are performed. If more than one day of the week is specified, the days of the week are separated by commas (,). Valid values:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
PreferredBackupTime String 15:00Z-16:00Z

The backup time. Specify the time in the HH:mmZ-HH:mmZ format.

RequestId String 1AD222E9-E606-4A42-BF6D-8A4442913CEF

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

http(s)://[Endpoint]/? Action=DescribeBackupPolicy
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "PreferredBackupPeriod": "Tuesday,Friday",
    "LogBackupRetentionPeriod": 7,
    "RequestId": "1AD222E9-E606-4A42-BF6D-8A4442913CEF",
    "PreferredBackupTime": "15:00Z-16:00Z",
    "EnableBackupLog": true,
    "BackupRetentionPeriod": 7

Error codes

HttpCode Error code Error message Description
404 InvalidDBCluster.NotFound The DBClusterId provided does not exist in our records. The error message returned because the specified DBClusterId parameter does not exist. Check whether you specify the DBClusterId parameter correctly.

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