Use the vkube job backup command to create a backup configuration of all VMware Integrated OpenStack with Kubernetes providers and clusters for each provider. You also have the option to backup the configuration of applications running on each cluster.

For a list of cases where the backup command is used, see Best Practices for Backup.

The vkube job backup command uses the following syntax.

vkube job backup [--description DESCRIPTION] [--cluster-ids CLUSTER_ID1,CLUSTER_ID2...]

Parameter

Mandatory or Optional

Description

--description DESCRIPTION

Mandatory

Description of the backup.

--cluster-ids

Optional

The clusters to backup. If unset, backup the provider only.

The backup process creates a tar file that can be used to restore the backup. See vkube job restore Command.