Specify one VM and apply it for backup.

※backup_id : The ID which automatically executes cancel operation when 1VM is applied for backup
※backuprun_id : The ID which associates to a backup operation

Request URL

Compute API v2.0

POST /v1/{tenant_id}/backup

Request Parameters

Parameter Value Style Description
X-Auth-Token User Token header
tenant_id Tenant ID URI
instance_id ID for a Specific VM plain

Request Json

  "backup": {

Normal response codes

201 Created


curl -i -X POST \
-H "Accept: application/json" \
-H "X-Auth-Token: 35941e7df872405d84e5b026dba8323c" \
-d '{"backup": {"instance_id":"efbc4dea-e7e3-4890-883c-9a7a5ca9e105"}}' \
HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:54:51 GMT
Server: Apache
Content-Length: 134
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8

  "backup": {
    "instance_id": "efbc4dea-e7e3-4890-883c-9a7a5ca9e105",
    "created_at": "2015-05-08T08:52:28Z",
    "id": "3166c62f-88d5-4807-b7e2-d92c95e2863b"