Queries the backup settings of an AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL instance.


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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 DescribeBackupPolicy.

DBInstanceId String Yes gp-xxxx

The ID of the instance.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
BackupRetentionPeriod Integer 7

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

EnableRecoveryPoint Boolean true

Indicates whether automatic point-in-time backup is enabled.

  • true
  • false
PreferredBackupPeriod String Tuesday,Thursday,Saturday

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. The time is in the HH:mmZ-HH:mmZ format. The time is displayed in UTC.

RecoveryPointPeriod String 8

The frequency of the point-in-time backup.

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per 2 hours
  • 4: per 4 hours
  • 8: per 8 hours
RequestId String 1AD222E9-E606-4A42-BF6D-8A4442913CEF

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

<PreferredBackupPeriod>Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday</PreferredBackupPeriod>

JSON format

{"PreferredBackupPeriod":"Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday","RequestId":"1AD222E9-E606-4A42-BF6D-8A4442913CEF","PreferredBackupTime":"15:00Z-16:00Z","BackupRetentionPeriod":"7","EnableRecoveryPoint":"true","RecoveryPointPeriod":"8"}

Error codes

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