Backup and restore

Manage backup and restore for Relational Database Services (RDS)

Creating a snapshot

Create a snapshot of an RDS.

  1. In the DuploCloud Portal, navigate to Cloud Services -> Database.

  2. Confirm the snapshot request. Once taken, the snapshot displays in the Snapshot tab.

Restoring a snapshot

Once backups are available, you can restore them on the next instance creation when you create an RDS.

Restoring snapshots to a point in time

You can restore available RDS snapshots to a specific point in time.

  1. In the DuploCloud Portal, navigate to Cloud Services -> Database.

  2. In the RDS tab, select an RDS instance containing snapshots.

  3. Click the Snapshots tab.

  4. Click the Actions menu and select Backup & Restore -> Restore to Point in Time. The Restore Point in Time pane displays.

  5. In the Target Name field, append the RDS name to the prefilled TENANT_NAME prefix.

  6. Select either the Last Restorable Time or Custom date and time option. If you select the Custom date and time option, specify the date and time in the format indicated.

  7. Click Submit. Your selected RDS is restored to the point in time you specified.

Setting an RDS automated backup retention period

can set backup retention periods in the DuploCloud Portal.

  1. In the DuploCloud Portal, navigate to Administrator -> System Settings.

  2. Select the System Config tab.

  3. Click Add. The Config pane displays.

  4. From the Config Type list box, select AppConfig.

  5. From the Key list box, select RDS Automated Backup Retention days.

  6. In the Value field, enter the number of days to retain the backup, from one (1) to thirty-five (35) days.

  7. Click Submit. The System Configs area in the System Config tab is updated with the retention period you entered for the RDS Automated Backup Retention days key.

The backup retention period new databases.

Updating or skipping final snapshot

To update or skip the final snapshot, navigate to Cloud Services -> Database, and click the RDS tab. Select the name of the RDS database for which you want to update or skip the final snapshot.

From the Actions menu list box, select Backup & Restore -> Update Final Snapshot.

The Update Final Snapshot pane for the database displays. To skip the final snapshot upon database deletion, select Skip Final Snapshot. Click Update.

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