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Viewing a Backup

Updated at: Jan 07, 2022 GMT+08:00

After a backup job is delivered or completed, you can set search criteria to filter backups from the backup list and view backup details.

Prerequisites

A backup job has been created.

View Backup Details

  1. Log in to the CSBS management console.

    1. Log in to the management console.
    2. Under Storage > Cloud Server Backup Service.

  2. Click the Backups tab. Search for backups by filtering conditions.

    • You can search for backups by selecting a state from the All statuses drop-down list in the upper right corner of the backup list.
      Table 1 describes each state.
      Table 1 State description

      State

      State Attribute

      Description

      All statuses

      --

      All statuses of backups.

      Available

      A stable state

      A stable state of a backup after the backup is created

      This state allows various operations.

      Creating

      An intermediate state

      An intermediate state of a backup from the start of a backup job to the completion of the backup job.

      In this state, a progress bar is displayed indicating the backup progress. If the progress bar remains unchanged for a long time, an exception has occurred. Contact customer service for support.

      Restoring

      An intermediate state

      An intermediate state when using the backup to restore data.

      In this state, a progress bar is displayed indicating the restoration progress. If the progress bar remains unchanged for a long time, an exception has occurred. Contact customer service for support.

      Deleting

      An intermediate state

      An intermediate state from the start of deleting the backup to the completion of deleting the backup.

      In this state, a progress bar is displayed indicating the deletion progress. If the progress bar remains unchanged for a long time, an exception has occurred. Contact customer service for support.

      Error

      A stable state

      A backup enters the Error state when an exception occurs when the backup is being used.

      A backup in this state cannot be used for backup or restoration, and must be deleted manually. If manual deletion fails, contact customer service for support.

    • You can search for backups by selecting a time segment displayed in the upper right corner of the backup list.
    • You can search for backups by server name, server ID, backup name, or backup ID. Click to search for target backups.

      For a backup created via a successful application-consistent backup job, its name in the Backups tab page is marked with .

  3. Click on the left of a backup name to view details about the backup.

View Backup Space Usage

  1. Log in to the CSBS management console.

    1. Log in to the management console.
    2. Under Storage > Cloud Server Backup Service.

  2. Click the Backups tab and then the number indicating the used storage space in the backup overview. Figure 1 provides an example.

    Figure 1 Backup overview

  3. In the displayed dialog box, view the storage space usage.

    Backups specifies the number of backups created for an ECS and Total Backup Capacity (GB) specifies the capacity used by the ECS's backups in total.

    Figure 2 Storage space usage

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