How to backup and restore an S3 bucket using 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?

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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.

Step 2: Create a new backup vault.

Step 3: Create an IAM role that will be used by the AWS backup service to backup your S3 bucket.

Step 4: Create a new S3 bucket with some objects that will be backed up by the AWS backup service.

Note: In order for the backup service to take backup of an S3 bucket, versioning must be enabled to the S3 bucket.

Step 5: Take a backup of the S3 bucket using the AWS backup service.

Step 6: Get details on the backup.

Next, we will delete the S3 bucket and perform a full restore of the S3 bucket along with its content (objects) using the backup taken in step 5.

Step 7: Delete the S3 bucket to simulate a disaster.

Step 8: Restore the S3 bucket along with content using the AWS backup service.

Note: You can also restore individual objects.

Observe, the S3 bucket has been restored again.

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

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

Next, we will create a backup plan for scheduled backup of the S3 bucket using the AWS backup service.

Step 9: Create a backup plan to backup the AWS S3 bucket at regular intervals.

Step 10: Clean up.

Hope you have enjoyed this article. To get more details in AWS S3 and backup service, please refer the below documentations

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/s3/index.html

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/aws-backup/index.html

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