Creating a final snapshot - Amazon MemoryDB for Redis
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Creating a final snapshot

You can create a final snapshot using the MemoryDB console, the Amazon CLI, or the MemoryDB API.

You can create a final snapshot when you delete a MemoryDB cluster using the MemoryDB console.

To create a final snapshot when deleting a MemoryDB cluster, on the delete page, choose Yes and give the snapshot a name at Step 4: Deleting a cluster.

You can create a final snapshot when deleting a MemoryDB cluster using the Amazon CLI.

When deleting a MemoryDB cluster

To create a final snapshot when deleting a cluster, use the delete-cluster Amazon CLI operation, with the following parameters:

  • --cluster-name – Name of the cluster being deleted.

  • --final-snapshot-name – Name of the final snapshot.

The following code takes the final snapshot bkup-20210515-final when deleting the cluster myCluster.

For Linux, OS X, or Unix:

aws memorydb delete-cluster \ --cluster-name myCluster \ --final-snapshot-name bkup-20210515-final

For Windows:

aws memorydb delete-cluster ^ --cluster-name myCluster ^ --final-snapshot-name bkup-20210515-final

For more information, see delete-cluster in the Amazon CLI Command Reference.

You can create a final snapshot when deleting a MemoryDB cluster using the MemoryDB API.

When deleting a MemoryDB cluster

To create a final snapshot, use the DeleteCluster MemoryDB API operation with the following parameters.

  • ClusterName – Name of the cluster being deleted.

  • FinalSnapshotName – Name of the snapshot.

The following MemoryDB API operation creates the snapshot bkup-20210515-final when deleting the cluster myCluster.

https://memory-db.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/ ?Action=DeleteCluster &ClusterName=myCluster &FinalSnapshotName=bkup-20210515-final &Version=2021-01-01 &SignatureVersion=4 &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256 &Timestamp=20210515T192317Z &X-Amz-Credential=<credential>

For more information, see DeleteCluster.