You can call this operation to manually back up an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.

The instance must be in the running state when you call this operation.


OpenAPI Explorer automatically calculates the signature value. For your convenience, we recommend that you call this operation in OpenAPI Explorer. OpenAPI Explorer dynamically generates the sample code of the operation for different SDKs.

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. Default value: Physical. Valid values:

  • Logical
  • Physical
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.
RegionId String No cn-hangzhou

The region ID of the instance. You can call the DescribeRegions operation to query the region ID of the instance.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
BackupId String 5664xxxx

The ID of the backup set.

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

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

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

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "RequestId": "7016B12F-7F64-40A4-BAFF-013F02AC82FC",
    "BackupId": "5664xxxx"

Error codes

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