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Last updated: 2022-05-05 15:11:48

1. API Description

Domain name for API request: cdb.tencentcloudapi.com.

This API (DescribeBackupConfig) is used to query the configuration information of a TencentDB instance backup.

A maximum of 100 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

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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 Params. The value used for this API: DescribeBackupConfig.
Version Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: 2017-03-20.
Region Yes String Common Params. 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.

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
StartTimeMin Integer Earliest start time point of automatic backup, such as 2 (for 2:00 AM). (This field has been disused. You are recommended to use the BackupTimeWindow field)
StartTimeMax Integer Latest start time point of automatic backup, such as 6 (for 6:00 AM). (This field has been disused. You are recommended to use the BackupTimeWindow field)
BackupExpireDays Integer Backup file retention period in days.
BackupMethod String Backup mode. Value range: physical, logical
BinlogExpireDays Integer Binlog file retention period in days.
BackupTimeWindow CommonTimeWindow Time window for automatic instance backup.
EnableBackupPeriodSave String Switch for archive backup retention. Valid values: off (disable), on (enable). Default value:off.
BackupPeriodSaveDays Integer Maximum days of archive backup retention. Valid range: 90-3650. Default value: 1080.
BackupPeriodSaveInterval String Archive backup retention period. Valid values: weekly (a week), monthly (a month), quarterly (a quarter), yearly (a year). Default value: monthly.
BackupPeriodSaveCount Integer Number of archive backups. Minimum value: 1, Maximum value: Number of non-archive backups in archive backup retention period. Default value: 1.
StartBackupPeriodSaveDate String The start time in the format: yyyy-mm-dd HH:MM:SS, which is used to enable archive backup retention policy.
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Example

Example1 Querying the configuration information of a TencentDB instance backup

Input Example

&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

  "Response": {
    "BackupMethod": "physical",
    "BinlogExpireDays": 7,
    "BackupExpireDays": 7,
    "StartTimeMin": 10,
    "StartTimeMax": 14,
    "BackupTimeWindow": {
      "Friday": "10:00-14:00",
      "Monday": "10:00-14:00",
      "Saturday": "10:00-14:00",
      "Sunday": "10:00-14:00",
      "Thursday": "10:00-14:00",
      "Tuesday": "10:00-14:00",
      "Wednesday": "10:00-14:00"
    "EnableBackupPeriodSave": "off",
    "BackupPeriodSaveDays": 1080,
    "BackupPeriodSaveInterval": "monthly",
    "BackupPeriodSaveCount": 1,
    "StartBackupPeriodSaveDate": "2021-12-12 00:00:00",
    "RequestId": "9d73ec37-89b8-4d36-9f40-123123123"

5. Developer Resources


TencentCloud API 3.0 integrates SDKs that support various programming languages to make it easier for you to call APIs.

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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
InternalError.CdbCgwError Internal system error.
InternalError.DatabaseAccessError Internal database error.
InternalError.FtpError File transfer exception
InternalError.UndefinedError Unknown error
InvalidParameter Parameter error.
InvalidParameter.InstanceNotFound The instance does not exist.
OperationDenied.ActionNotSupport Unsupported operation.
OperationDenied.UserHasNoStrategy This account is not authorized to access the requested resource.
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