3.2. Creating Instance Backups

POST /instances/{instance_id}/backups

Creates a task to back up the specified instance.

Request example:

# curl -s -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' -H 'X-Auth-Token: gAAAAA<...>' \
-H 'X-Effective-User-ID: c3862f44c4bc48358db62ae22d684f33' \
-H 'X-Effective-Project-ID: 04e0d744d0f544c69ff7c17db5c8b4b9' \
https://<controller_hostname>:6556/v1/instances/6e634127-5c8c-4205-8ac6-a8113cdc58a1/backups

Response example:

{
  "instance_uuid": "6e634127-5c8c-4205-8ac6-a8113cdc58a1",
  "status": null,
  "started_at": "2020-12-23T20:11:10.000000",
  "user_id": "c3862f44c4bc48358db62ae22d684f33",
  "finished_at": null,
  "state": "running",
  "progress": 0,
  "message": null,
  "project_id": "04e0d744d0f544c69ff7c17db5c8b4b9",
  "type": "create_backup",
  "id": 27
}