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ApsaraDB RDS:CreateBackup

Last Updated:May 29, 2023

Creates a backup set for an instance.

Operation Description

The ID of the request.

Authorization information

The following table shows the authorization information corresponding to the API. The authorization information can be used in the Action policy element to grant a RAM user or RAM role the permissions to call this API operation. Description:

  • Operation: the value that you can use in the Action element to specify the operation on a resource.
  • Access level: the access level of each operation. The levels are read, write, and list.
  • Resource type: the type of the resource on which you can authorize the RAM user or the RAM role to perform the operation. Take note of the following items:
    • The required resource types are displayed in bold characters.
    • If the permissions cannot be granted at the resource level, All Resources is used in the Resource type column of the operation.
  • Condition Key: the condition key that is defined by the cloud service.
  • Associated operation: other operations that the RAM user or the RAM role must have permissions to perform to complete the operation. To complete the operation, the RAM user or the RAM role must have the permissions to perform the associated operations.
OperationAccess levelResource typeCondition keyAssociated operation
  • RDS
  • rds:ResourceTag

Request parameters

The current API does not require request parameters

Response parameters



Sample success responses


  "BackupJobId": "5073731",
  "RequestId": "2C125605-266F-41CA-8AC5-3A643D4F42C5"

Error codes

HTTP status codeError codeError messageDescription
400BackupType.NotSupportthe specified backup type not supportThis operation is not supported for the specified backup type.
400InvalidBackupMethod.ValueNotSupportThe specified parameter "BackupMethod" is not valid.The backup method is invalid. Specify a valid backup method. Valid values: Logical and Physical. Default value: Physical. Logical backups are not supported for RDS instances in which no databases are created, and physical backups are supported only for RDS instances that run SQL Server.
400ReadDBInstanceNotSupportThe operation is not permitted due to type of the instance.-
400IncorrectDBInstanceLockMode.ValueNotSupportedThe Current DB instance lock mode does not support this operation.The operation failed. The RDS instance is locked.
400BackupJobExistsA backup job already exists in the specified DB instance.The backup has been created.
400InvalidPreferredBackupTime.FormatSpecified preferred backup time is not valid.The time of the backup file is invalid. Specify the time in the GMT standard in the YYYY-MM-DDThh:mmZ format. Example: 2012-06-11T15:00Z.
400InvalidDBName.FormatSpecified DB name is not valid.The database name is invalid. Specify a valid name. The name can be up to 16 characters in length and can contain lowercase letters, digits, and underscores (_). The name must start with a lowercase letter and end with a lowercase letter or a digit.
403OperationDenied.ApiForbiddenoperation not permitted.The operation is not allowed.
403IncorrectDBInstanceEngineCurrent DB Instance engine does not support this operation.The operation failed. The operation is not supported for the database engine that is run on the RDS instance.
403IncorrectDBInstanceTypeCurrent DB instance engine and type does not support operations.The operation failed. The operation is not supported for the database engine of the RDS instance.
403IncorrectDBInstanceStateCurrent DB instance state does not support this operation.-
403IncorrectDBInstanceCharacterTypeCurrent DB Instance character_type does not support this operation.This operation is not supported for the character type of the current instance.
403Exceeded.BackupTimesThe backup times exceeds.The specified BackupTimes parameter is invalid.
404InvalidDBInstanceName.NotFoundThe database instance does not exist.The name of the RDS instance cannot be found. Check the name of the RDS instance.
404InvalidDB.NotFoundSpecified db does not exist or DB status does not support this operation.The operation failed. The database cannot be found or is not in a ready state. You can call the DescribeDatabases operation to view the databases of an RDS instance.

For a list of error codes, visit the Service error codes.

Change history

Change timeSummary of changesOperation
2022-10-28The error codes of the API operation change.
Change itemChange content
Error CodesThe error codes of the API operation change.
    Error Codes 400 change
    Error Codes 403 change
    Added Error Codes: 404