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Configure remote backup storage

The easiest way to provide remote backup storage configuration is to specify it in a YAML config file and upload this file to Percona Backup for MongoDB using pbm CLI.

The storage configuration itself is out of scope of the present document. We assume that you have configured one of the supported remote backup storages.

  1. Create a config file (e.g. pbm_config.yaml).

  2. Specify the storage information within.

    The following is the sample configuration for Amazon AWS:

    storage:
      type: s3
      s3:
        region: us-west-2
        bucket: pbm-test-bucket
        prefix: data/pbm/backup
        credentials:
          access-key-id: <your-access-key-id-here>
          secret-access-key: <your-secret-key-here>
        serverSideEncryption:
          sseAlgorithm: aws:kms
          kmsKeyID: <your-kms-key-here>
    

    This is the sample configuration for Microsoft Azure Blob storage:

    storage:
      type: azure
      azure:
        account: <your-account>
        container: <your-container>
        prefix: pbm
        credentials:
          key: <your-access-key>
    

    This is the sample configuration for filesystem storage:

    storage:
      type: filesystem
      filesystem:
        path: /data/local_backups
    

    See more examples in Configuration file examples.

  3. Insert the config file

$ pbm config --file pbm_config.yaml

To learn more about Percona Backup for MongoDB configuration, see Percona Backup for MongoDB configuration in a cluster (or non-sharded replica set).

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Last update: December 21, 2023
Created: December 21, 2023