This job starts a backup of the given database to the given archive volume with given level and expiration time. The database must be running in order to write a backup.
|Name of an existing database to be backed up.
|ID of the archive volume which will store the backup. The archive volume can be either local or remote. This parameter may be substituted by backup_volume_name.
|The backup level (0,1,2,3,etc). Level 0 means a full backup, levels 1-9 are incremental backups.
|Name of the archive volume which will store the backup. The archive volume can be either local or remote. If both backup_volume_id and backup_volume_name are specified, backup_volume_id is used.
|The expiration time for the backup using the format "#m #w #d #h" (ie, "1w 3d"). If no value is specified, the backup will not expire.
The below table describes what parameters can be substituted for another parameter.
The following users are allowed to run this job:
The following groups are allowed to run this job:
The following code snippets show how to use this job using both Python (via XML-RPC) and on the command-line using confd_client.