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Creating an Instance Group to Back Up Specific Amazon RDS Instances

You can create instance groups for the Amazon RDS instances that you want to back up.

Procedure

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.

    The Instances page appears.

  2. On the Instances tab, from the View list beside Instances, select Cloud DB.

    The Instances page for cloud databases appears.

  3. Click the instance.

    The instance page appears.

  4. In the Instance groups section, click Create instance group.

    The Create instance group dialog box appears.

  5. In the Name box, type a name for the instance group.
  6. In the Backup configuration section, select one of the following options:
    • To use an existing server plan, complete the following steps:
      1. Move the Use backup plan toggle key to the right.
      2. From the Plan list, select the server plan to use for the backups.
    • To use existing policy lists, complete the following steps:
      1. Move the Use backup plan toggle key to the left.
      2. From the Storage policy list, select the storage policy to use for the backups.
      3. From the Schedule policy list, select the schedule policy.
  7. In the Backup content section, select the clusters or the instances that you want to back up. You can select complete regions and instances within regions.
  8. Click Save.

What to Do Next

You can replicate an instance group to a client which has the secondary snapshot copy option enabled. You can enable replication for the instance group by displaying the instance group properties, moving the Replication toggle key to the right, and specifying the source region and the destination region.

Last modified: 3/11/2020 10:23:46 PM