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?

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

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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.

Step 2: Create a backup vault where the backup will be stored.

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

Step 3: Create a new IAM role that will be used by AWS Backup service to take the backup.

Step 4: Create a new EFS file share.

Step 5: Take an ad-hoc (on demand) backup of AWS EFS using AWS Backup service.

You can also take the ad-hoc backup directly from the AWS management console.

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

Step 5: Create a backup plan for EFS in AWS Backup service.

You can also create the backup plan and backup selection from the AWS management console

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?

Step 6: Clean up

Hope you have enjoyed this article. To get more details in AWS EFS, please refer the below documentation

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

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