StopBackupJob - Amazon Backup
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Attempts to cancel a job to create a one-time backup of a resource.

This action is not supported for the following services: Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, Amazon FSx for Lustre, Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP , Amazon FSx for OpenZFS, Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility), Amazon RDS, Amazon Aurora, and Amazon Neptune.

Request Syntax

POST /backup-jobs/backupJobId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


Uniquely identifies a request to Amazon Backup to back up a resource.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


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


Indicates that something is wrong with a parameter's value. For example, the value is out of range.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that something is wrong with the input to the request. For example, a parameter is of the wrong type.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that a required parameter is missing.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A resource that is required for the action doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request failed due to a temporary failure of the server.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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