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Backup policy page

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Overview

Shows the configuration of the backup policy and the options to edit or delete the backup policy.

Access path

  1. On the  Phoenix Management Console menu bar, select an organization from the organizations drop-down list.
  2. Click Protect > AWS Resources. The AWS Resources page appears.
  3. On the left pane, click Backup Policies.
  4. Click on the backup policy name in the right pane.

Screenshot

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Field description

The options on the Summary tab backup policy page are categorized under the following sections.

Overview

Field Description
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

Field Description
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. 

Field Description
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. 

Additional Copies

Field Description
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.

Field Description
This policy will be automatically applied to the resources having
<option>
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.

Field Description
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. 

Actions

Field Description
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.