Creating a manual backup can be useful for urgently creating a virtual machine restore point.
MCS control panel
To create a manual backup copy of an instance in your MCS account manually, you should:
- Go to the "Virtual Machines" section of the "Cloud Computing" service.
- In the context menu of the instance, select "Create backup":
- Enter the name of the created backup:
- Click "Create backup". A notification about the start of the backup creation will appear in the interface.
To create a backup in the karbor client:
Get a list of providers:
$ karbor provider-list
Get a list of resources that can be backed up:
$ karbor protectable-list
Get a list of instances available for backup:
$ karbor protectable-list-instances OS :: Nova :: Server
Create a backup plan:
$ karbor plan-create '<name>' '<provider ID>' 'Server ID' = 'OS :: Nova :: Server' = '<resource name>'
Create a backup:
$ karbor checkpoint-create <provider ID> <plan ID>