Create a Backup

Backups in Longhorn are off-cluster into a BackupStore. A BackupTarget

To setup a BackupTarget see Set the BackupTarget.

For Informtion regarding BackupStores see Setup a BackupStore

To create a backup

  • Navigate to the Volume menu
  • Select the volume you wish to Backup
  • Click Create Backup
  • Add any appropriate labels and click OK

If the BackupTarget has not been set you’ll be presented with an error.

Otherwise, once the backup is created it will be seen in the Backup menu.