AWS Backup Service

How to backup and restore an S3 bucket using AWS Backup Service?

How to backup and restore an S3 bucket using AWS Backup Service? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Today we will discuss how to backup and restore an S3 bucket using the AWS Backup service. Prerequisites: AWS CLI installed and configured. How to take backup and restore an S3 bucket using AWS Backup Service? Step 1: Create a KMS key to encrypt your backups in the AWS backup vault. [crayon-63e3ffe23b2b4117239804/] Step…

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How to take backup of AWS Elastic File System (EFS) using AWS Backup Service?

How to take backup of AWS Elastic File System (EFS) using AWS Backup Service? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Today we will discuss how to take ad-hoc or scheduled backup of AWS EFS using AWS Backup service. Prerequisites: AWS CLI installed and configured. Step 1: Create a KMS key that will be used to encrypt your backups. [crayon-63e3ffe23b7b7078538489/] Step 2: Create a backup vault where the backup will be stored.…

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How To Create A Backup Report In AWS Backup

How To Create A Backup Report In AWS Backup Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. You can use AWS Backup audit manager reports to find out the backup job status and the resources being backed up. The backup reports can be generated based on a schedule or ad-hoc basis and are stored in a S3 bucket in CSV or JSON format. You can configure a backup audit manager report on backup,…

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How To Create An Audit Framework In AWS Backup Service

How To Create An Audit Framework In AWS Backup Service Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. AWS Backup service can also be used to audit your backup compliance with respect to your organization RTO/RPO policy. Backup audit framework can be used to define your backup audit specification and then evaluate your resources and backups against those specification. AWS Backup audit manager can be used to identify if all the supported resources…

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How To Copy A Backup In AWS Backup Service

How To Copy A Backup In AWS Backup Service Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. AWS Backup is a regional service and you may get into a situation where you need to copy the backup from one region to another. Or your application architecture uses pilot light disaster recovery technique and you need to configure a continuous copy of the backup from one region to another region. In AWS backup, you…

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How To Restore A Backup Using AWS Backup Service

How To Restore A Backup Using AWS Backup Service Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. In case of a disaster, having proper backup plan is not enough. You should also have the ability to recover from the disaster swiftly by restoring the backups in your disposal. In this blog post, we will discuss how to restore a backup using AWS backup service. We are going to first take a backup of…

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How To Create A Backup Plan In AWS Backup

How To Create A Backup Plan In AWS Backup Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. You can define a recurring backup configuration in AWS Backup using a backup plan. A backup plan contains the information like resources to be backed up, backup schedule, backup vault, backup lifecycle etc. which is used by AWS backup service to take backup automatically. In this blog post, we will discuss how to create a backup…

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How To Create A Backup Vault In AWS Backup

How To Create A Backup Vault In AWS Backup Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Backup vault is a container to store and organize your AWS backups. AWS backup service comes with a default backup vault but you may want to create your own custom backup vault for different backup plans as per your organization RTO/RPO goals. When you create a new backup vault, you should provide KMS keys for encryption…

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How To Take A Backup In AWS Using API

How To Take A Backup In AWS Using API Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. If you are working with AWS, you might get a requirement to take a backup for your data in AWS. You can use AWS backup service to take backup of supported services using UI or API. AWS Backup service currently supports Aurora, RDS, DynamoDB, EC2, EBS, EFS, FSx and Storage gateway backup. In the last blog…

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Key Concepts Of AWS Backup Service

Key Concepts Of AWS Backup Service Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Backup is one of the most critical components of your infrastructure. Proper backup plan can make or break your business and this is particularly true when dealing with any public cloud service provider. In AWS, most of the services that deals with your data offers their own backup solution. This made the management of backup a cumbersome job as…

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