Last updated: 2020-08-07 14:26:09

1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

This API (CreateBackup) is used to create a TencentDB instance backup.

A maximum of 5 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

Note: This API supports Finance regions. If the common parameter Region is a Finance region, a domain name with the Finance region needs to be specified, for example:

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2. Input Parameters

The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

Parameter Name Required Type Description
Action Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: CreateBackup.
Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2017-03-20.
Region Yes String Common parameter. For more information, please see the list of regions supported by the product.
InstanceId Yes String Instance ID in the format of cdb-c1nl9rpv. It is the same as the instance ID displayed on the TencentDB Console page.
BackupMethod Yes String Backup method of target instance. Value range: logical (logical cold backup), physical (physical cold backup).
BackupDBTableList.N No Array of BackupItem Information of the table to be backed up. If this parameter is not set, the entire instance will be backed up by default. It can be set only in logical backup (i.e., BackupMethod = logical). The specified table must exist; otherwise, backup may fail.
For example, if you want to backup tb1 and tb2 in db1 and the entire db2, you should set the parameter as [{"Db": "db1", "Table": "tb1"}, {"Db": "db1", "Table": "tb2"}, {"Db": "db2"} ].

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
BackupId Integer Backup task ID
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Example

Example1 Creating database backup

Input Example
&BackupDBTableList=[{"Db": "db1", "Table": "tb1"}, {"Db": "db1", "Table": "tb2"}, {"Db": "db2"} ]
&<common request parameters>

Output Example

  "Response": {
    "BackupId": 102996666,
    "RequestId": "6EF60BEC-0242-43AF-BB20-270359FB54A7"

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6. Error Code

The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

Error Code Description
FailedOperation.StatusConflict Task status conflict.
InternalError.DatabaseAccessError Internal database error.
InternalError.DesError Internal system error.
InvalidParameter Parameter error.
InvalidParameter.InstanceNotFound The instance does not exist.
OperationDenied.ActionInProcess The instance is performing another task.
OverQuota Limit exceeded.

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