DescribeDBClusterBacktracks - Amazon Relational Database Service
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Returns information about backtracks for a DB cluster.

For more information on Amazon Aurora, see What is Amazon Aurora? in the Amazon Aurora User Guide.


This action only applies to Aurora MySQL DB clusters.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


The DB cluster identifier of the DB cluster to be described. This parameter is stored as a lowercase string.


  • Must contain from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or hyphens.

  • First character must be a letter.

  • Can't end with a hyphen or contain two consecutive hyphens.

Example: my-cluster1

Type: String

Required: Yes


If specified, this value is the backtrack identifier of the backtrack to be described.


Example: 123e4567-e89b-12d3-a456-426655440000

Type: String

Required: No


A filter that specifies one or more DB clusters to describe. Supported filters include the following:

  • db-cluster-backtrack-id - Accepts backtrack identifiers. The results list includes information about only the backtracks identified by these identifiers.

  • db-cluster-backtrack-status - Accepts any of the following backtrack status values:

    • applying

    • completed

    • failed

    • pending

    The results list includes information about only the backtracks identified by these values.

Type: Array of Filter objects

Required: No


An optional pagination token provided by a previous DescribeDBClusterBacktracks request. If this parameter is specified, the response includes only records beyond the marker, up to the value specified by MaxRecords.

Type: String

Required: No


The maximum number of records to include in the response. If more records exist than the specified MaxRecords value, a pagination token called a marker is included in the response so you can retrieve the remaining results.

Default: 100

Constraints: Minimum 20, maximum 100.

Type: Integer

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


Contains a list of backtracks for the user.

Type: Array of DBClusterBacktrack objects


A pagination token that can be used in a later DescribeDBClusterBacktracks request.

Type: String


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


BacktrackIdentifier doesn't refer to an existing backtrack.

HTTP Status Code: 404


DBClusterIdentifier doesn't refer to an existing DB cluster.

HTTP Status Code: 404

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific Amazon SDKs, see the following: