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Modifying the Backup Content in a DynamoDB Table Group

You can change the tables that you want to back up in a DynamoDB table group.

You can also add a rule to discover the tables based on a table name or a tag name for the table. All the tables that match the rule are added to the table group, automatically.

Procedure

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases > DynamoDB instance for the cloud account.

    The instance details page appears.

  2. Click the Table Group that you want to modify.

    The Table Group details page appears.

    As an alternative, on the instance details page, in the Backup Content column, click the + symbol for the Table Group.

  3. In the Content section, click Manage.

    The Amazon DynamoDB content page appears.

  4. To add new tables, complete the following steps:
    1. Click Add Tables.

      The Add Tables box appears.

    2. Select the tables that you want to add, and then click OK.
  5. To remove a table from the backup content, under the Actions column, click the action button for the corresponding table, and then click Remove.

    To remove a table, you must have two or more tables listed in the backup content.

  6. To discover tables based on a rule, click Add table rule.

    The Add table rule page appears.

    1. To set a rule based on table name, complete the following steps:
      1. From the Select rule for list, select Table.
      2. From the Which matches with list, select the rule that you want to apply. For example, to discover tables that match a specific name, select Equals.
      3. In the Name box, type the keyword based on which you want to match the table name.
      4. Click OK.
    2. To set a rule based on a tag name, complete the following steps:
      1. From the Select rule for list, select Tag.
      2. In the Tag name box, type the tag name based on which you want to discover the tables.
      3. From the Which matches with list, select the rule that you want to apply. For example, to discover tables that match a specific tag value, select Equals.
      4. In the Tag value box, type the tag value based on which you want to match the tag name for the tables.
      5. Click OK.
  7. To view the list of tables that match the given table rule criteria, click Preview.
  8. Click Save.

Last modified: 1/25/2021 6:04:55 PM