Create and back up a test volume to verify that the Cinder backup is properly configured and running.


Complete the Cinder backup configuration. See Configure the Backup Service for Block Storage.


  1. Confirm that the Cinder backup service is running.
    cinder service-list
  2. Create a test volume.
    cinder create --display-name <volume name>
  3. Create a backup of the test volume.
    cinder backup-create --display-name <backup name> <volume name>
  4. Check the NFS share or Swift service to confirm that the backup file was created.