Create an instant backup of the Salt Master node

Create an instant backup of the Salt Master node

This section instructs you on how to create an instant backup of the Salt Master node using Backupninja.

To create an instant backup of the Salt Master node using Backupninja:

  1. Verify that you have completed the steps described in Enable a backup schedule for the Salt Master node using Backupninja.

  2. Select from the following options:

    • Create an instant backup of the Salt Master node automatically as described in Create an instant backup using Backupninja pipeline.

    • Create an instant backup of the Salt Master node manually:

      1. Log in to the Salt Master node.

      2. Create a backup by moving local files to the backupninja server using the backupninja script which uses rsync. For example:

        backupninja -n --run /etc/backup.d/200.backup.rsync