Applies to: Only on-premises environments and self-managed cloud environments
You can perform an on-demand backup of the etcd database.
Note: The shell and the etcdctl command must be available on the etcd pod.
Before You Begin
To back up etcd, you must first enable etcd backups for the cluster.
From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Kubernetes.
The Applications page appears.
In the Name column, click the cluster.
The cluster page appears.
On the Application groups tab, in the etcd (system generated) row, click the action button , and then select Back up.
The Select backup level dialog box appears.
For Backup level, select the backup type.