Amazon Backup quotas - Amazon Backup
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Amazon Backup quotas

The following quotas apply when working with Amazon Backup. Many Amazon Backup quotas are adjustable if allowed by the resource type service. To request a quota adjustment, describe your use case to Amazon Web Services Support.

Amazon Backup quotas
Resource Quota Notes
Number of backup vaults per Region per account 300 You can request an adjustment.
Number of recovery points per backup vault 1,000,000 You can request an adjustment.
Number of backup plans per Region per account 300 You can request an adjustment.
Number of versions per backup plan 2,000 You can request an adjustment.
Number of resource assignments per backup plan 100 Not adjustable
Number of active backup jobs per account Unlimited
Number of concurrent backup copies per account outbound to a destination Region 100 You can request an adjustment for certain resources (currently virtual machines, Advanced DynamoDB, Timestream, Amazon EFS and SAP HANA databases on Amazon EC2 instances)
Number of concurrent copies per destination backup vault in account after the limit (entry above) has been reached 5 Not adjustable
Number of concurrent cross-account copies that can be made of the same resource to the same destination Region 30 Not adjustable.
Number of concurrent backup and copy jobs per resource 1 Not adjustable. This quota helps you maintain the performance of your workloads.
Number of metadata tags per backup 50 You cannot request an adjustment. Amazon imposes this quota across all resources. See Tag naming limits and requirements in the Amazon General Reference.
Number of tags per cross-account backup policy in a management account 30 Not adjustable. Additional tags can be included by utilizing multiple resource assignments or backups plans.
Number of hypervisors 10 Not adjustable
Number of legal holds 50 per accounts Not adjustable
Maximum number of nested backup layers of application stacks 10 Not adjustable
Amazon Backup of Amazon Timestream resource quotas
Resource Quota Notes
Number of concurrent Timestream backup jobs per account 4 You can request an adjustment.
Number of concurrent Timestream restore jobs per account 1 You can request an adjustment.

There are quotas on a single resource assignment in a single backup rule. You can create a backup plan with multiple backup rules.

Amazon Backup Audit Manager quotas
Resource Quota Notes
Number of frameworks per account per Region 10 You can request an adjustment.
Number of controls per account per Region 50 You can request an adjustment.
Number of report plans per account 20 You can request an adjustment.
Number of frameworks per report plan 1,000 Not adjustable
Maximum number of accounts multiplied by Regions in a report plan 300 Not adjustable
Restore testing plan quotas
Resource Quota Notes
Restore testing plans 100 Not adjustable
Number of tags in each plan 50 Not adjustable
Selections per plan 30 Not adjustable
ARNs per restore testing selection 30 Not adjustable
Conditions per selection 30 Includes those contained within both StringEquals and StringNotEquals.
Vault selectors per restore testing selection 30 Not adjustable
Maximum value (in days) of selection window 365 days
Boundaries of start window hours Minimum: 1 hour; Maximum: 168 hours
Maximum character length of restore testing plan name 50 characters Alphanumeric and underscores, no white spaces
Maximum character length of restore testing selection name 50 characters Alphanumeric and underscores, no white spaces
Amazon Backup gateway quotas
Resource Quota Notes
Backup or restore jobs per gateway 4 You cannot request an adjustment. Instead, create more gateways and connect them to your hypervisor.

When you manage backups across multiple accounts using Amazon Organizations, you might encounter quotas that Amazon Organizations imposes. For these quotas, see Quotas for Amazon Organizations in the Amazon Organizations User Guide.

You might also encounter quotas imposed by a Amazon Backup-supported service, including: