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...]


Mandatory or Optional


--description DESCRIPTION


Description of the backup.



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.