This job deletes the specified backup(s).

Mandatory Parameters

Parameter Name Data Type Description
db_name string Name of an existing database.
backup_list list List of IDs of backups to be deleted. A backup ID has the format "<volume_id> <path_to_backup> <db_name>", for example "1 exa_db/id_1/level_0/node_0/backup_201811061154 exa_db". This can be obtained from the return value of the job db_backup_list, under the key ID.

Optional Parameters

There are no optional parameters.

Substitute Parameters

There are no substitute parameters.

Allowed Users

The following users are allowed to run this job:

  • root

Allowed Groups

The following groups are allowed to run this job:

  • root
  • exaadm
  • exadbadm


The following code snippets show how to use this job using both Python (via XML-RPC) and on the command-line using confd_client.