server backup

A server backup is a disk image created in the Image store from a running server instance. The backup command manages the number of archival copies to retain.

Compute v2

server backup create

Create a server backup image

openstack server backup create
    [--name <image-name>]
    [--type <backup-type>]
    [--rotate <count>]
--name <image-name>

Name of the backup image (default: server name)

--type <backup-type>

Used to populate the backup_type property of the backup image (default: empty)

--rotate <count>

Number of backups to keep (default: 1)


Wait for backup image create to complete


Server to back up (name or ID)