Shows the configuration of the backup policy and the options to edit or delete the backup policy.
- On the Phoenix Management Console menu bar, select an organization from the organizations drop-down list.
- Click Protect > AWS Resources. The AWS Resources page appears.
- On the left pane, click Backup Policies.
- Click on the backup policy name in the right pane.
The options on the Summary tab backup policy page are categorized under the following sections.
|Name||Provide a name for the backup policy that you can use to quickly identify the settings in it.|
|Description||Provide a description for the backup policy that describes the options selected in it.|
|Account||Select an account in which you want to use the backup policy to configure workloads for backup.|
|Time Zone||Select a time zone to accurately identify when the backup jobs run. By default, Phoenix uses the time zone of your browser.|
Schedule & Retention
|Perform reboot||Enable this setting to create an AMI after rebooting the EC2 instance for a consistent AMI creation.|
|Backup Schedule||Choose the days and the time of the day when the backups run. If you choose 2:00 PM, backup job runs at 2:00 PM of the time zone you select.|
|Retention||Specify the period for which you want to retain the AMI/snapshots in the customer's storage. You can choose to never delete the snapshot.|
|Enable Consistent AMIs||Enable this setting if you want Phoenix to use a data lock to attempt the creation of a consistent AMI.|
Tags on created backups
Provide the key-value pairs that you can attach to the EC2 instance backups (AMIs/snapshots) for categorization and management.
|Key||Enter the tag key that you want to use. For more information, see Tagging your Amazon EC2 resources [External link to AWS documentation].|
|Value||Enter the value of the tag. For more information, see Tagging your Amazon EC2 resources [External link to AWS documentation].|
|Inherit tags from source||Enable this setting if you want the tags from the EC2 instance that serves as the source of the backup to be applied to the backup (AMI/snapshots) that is created after the backup job runs.|
|Select Region||Choose an alternate region in the same account if you want Phoenix to store backups in an alternate region in the same account.|
|Select Account andSelectRegion||Choose another account and a region in the other account if you want Phoenix to store backups in an alternate account. Ensure that the alternate account is registered with Phoenix.|
Auto configuration on Resources with tags
Phoenix can automatically apply the backup policy to EC2 instances with the tags you enter in this section.
|This policy will be automatically applied to the resources having
of the following tags.
|You can choose to apply a backup policy to an EC2 instance that either has All the tags you provide here or an EC2 instance with Any of the tags.|
|Key||Enter the tag key that you want to use. All EC2 instances that have this tag key applied will get configured for backup using this backup policy.|
|Value||Enter the value of the tag.|
The options on the Assigned Resources tab are described below.
|Resource Name||The name of the AWS resource configured for backup using the policy.|
|Type||The type of AWS resource.|
|AWS Account||The AWS account in which the resource is running.|
|Edit||The Edit button in each section provides an option to modify the details of the backup policy.|
|Delete||The Delete button provides the option to delete the backup policy.|