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Version: v2.9 (Preview)

Backup and Restore Examples

This section contains examples of Backup and Restore custom resources.

The default backup storage location is configured when the rancher-backup operator is installed or upgraded.

Encrypted backups can only be restored if the Restore custom resource uses the same encryption configuration secret that was used to create the backup.

Backup

This section contains example Backup custom resources.

Note: Refer to the backup config reference page for more information on configuring the options below.

Backup in the Default Location with Encryption

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Backup
metadata:
name: default-location-encrypted-backup
spec:
resourceSetName: rancher-resource-set
encryptionConfigSecretName: encryptionconfig

Recurring Backup in the Default Location

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Backup
metadata:
name: default-location-recurring-backup
spec:
resourceSetName: rancher-resource-set
schedule: "@every 1h"
retentionCount: 10

Encrypted Recurring Backup in the Default Location

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Backup
metadata:
name: default-enc-recurring-backup
spec:
resourceSetName: rancher-resource-set
encryptionConfigSecretName: encryptionconfig
schedule: "@every 1h"
retentionCount: 3

Encrypted Backup in Minio

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Backup
metadata:
name: minio-backup
spec:
storageLocation:
s3:
credentialSecretName: minio-creds
credentialSecretNamespace: default
bucketName: rancherbackups
endpoint: minio.xip.io
endpointCA: <base64-encoded-cert>
resourceSetName: rancher-resource-set
encryptionConfigSecretName: encryptionconfig

Backup in S3 Using AWS Credential Secret

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Backup
metadata:
name: s3-backup
spec:
storageLocation:
s3:
credentialSecretName: s3-creds
credentialSecretNamespace: default
bucketName: rancher-backups
folder: ecm1
region: us-west-2
endpoint: s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com
resourceSetName: rancher-resource-set
encryptionConfigSecretName: encryptionconfig

Recurring Backup in S3 Using AWS Credential Secret

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Backup
metadata:
name: s3-recurring-backup
spec:
storageLocation:
s3:
credentialSecretName: s3-creds
credentialSecretNamespace: default
bucketName: rancher-backups
folder: ecm1
region: us-west-2
endpoint: s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com
resourceSetName: rancher-resource-set
encryptionConfigSecretName: encryptionconfig
schedule: "@every 1h"
retentionCount: 10

Backup from EC2 Nodes with IAM Permission to Access S3

This example shows that the AWS credential secret does not have to be provided to create a backup if the nodes running rancher-backup have these permissions for access to S3.

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Backup
metadata:
name: s3-iam-backup
spec:
storageLocation:
s3:
bucketName: rancher-backups
folder: ecm1
region: us-west-2
endpoint: s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com
resourceSetName: rancher-resource-set
encryptionConfigSecretName: encryptionconfig

Restore

This section contains example Restore custom resources.

Note: Refer to the restore config reference page for more information on configuring the options below.

Restore Using the Default Backup File Location

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Restore
metadata:
name: restore-default
spec:
backupFilename: default-location-recurring-backup-752ecd87-d958-4d20-8350-072f8d090045-2020-09-26T12-29-54-07-00.tar.gz
# encryptionConfigSecretName: test-encryptionconfig

Restore for Rancher Migration

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Restore
metadata:
name: restore-migration
spec:
backupFilename: backup-b0450532-cee1-4aa1-a881-f5f48a007b1c-2020-09-15T07-27-09Z.tar.gz
prune: false
storageLocation:
s3:
credentialSecretName: s3-creds
credentialSecretNamespace: default
bucketName: rancher-backups
folder: ecm1
region: us-west-2
endpoint: s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com

Restore from Encrypted Backup

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Restore
metadata:
name: restore-encrypted
spec:
backupFilename: default-test-s3-def-backup-c583d8f2-6daf-4648-8ead-ed826c591471-2020-08-24T20-47-05Z.tar.gz
encryptionConfigSecretName: encryptionconfig

Restore an Encrypted Backup from Minio

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Restore
metadata:
name: restore-minio
spec:
backupFilename: default-minio-backup-demo-aa5c04b7-4dba-4c48-9ac4-ab7916812eaa-2020-08-30T13-18-17-07-00.tar.gz
storageLocation:
s3:
credentialSecretName: minio-creds
credentialSecretNamespace: default
bucketName: rancherbackups
endpoint: minio.xip.io
endpointCA: <base64-encoded-cert>
encryptionConfigSecretName: test-encryptionconfig

Restore from Backup Using an AWS Credential Secret to Access S3

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Restore
metadata:
name: restore-s3-demo
spec:
backupFilename: test-s3-recurring-backup-752ecd87-d958-4d20-8350-072f8d090045-2020-09-26T12-49-34-07-00.tar.gz.enc
storageLocation:
s3:
credentialSecretName: s3-creds
credentialSecretNamespace: default
bucketName: rancher-backups
folder: ecm1
region: us-west-2
endpoint: s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com
encryptionConfigSecretName: test-encryptionconfig

Restore from EC2 Nodes with IAM Permissions to Access S3

This example shows that the AWS credential secret does not have to be provided to restore from backup if the nodes running rancher-backup have these permissions for access to S3.

apiVersion: resources.cattle.io/v1
kind: Restore
metadata:
name: restore-s3-demo
spec:
backupFilename: default-test-s3-recurring-backup-84bf8dd8-0ef3-4240-8ad1-fc7ec308e216-2020-08-24T10#52#44-07#00.tar.gz
storageLocation:
s3:
bucketName: rajashree-backup-test
folder: ecm1
region: us-west-2
endpoint: s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com
encryptionConfigSecretName: test-encryptionconfig

Example EncryptionConfiguration

The snippet below demonstrates two different types of secrets and their relevance with respect to Backup and Restore of custom resources.

The first example is that of a secret that is used to encrypt the backup files. The backup operator, in this case, will not be able to read the secrets encryption file. It only uses the contents of the secret.

The second example is that of a Kubernetes secrets encryption config file that is used to encrypt secrets when stored in etcd. When backing up the etcd datastore, be sure to also back up the EncryptionConfiguration. Failure to do so will result in an inability to use the restored data if secrets encryption was in use at the time the data was backed up.

apiVersion: apiserver.config.k8s.io/v1
kind: EncryptionConfiguration
resources:
- resources:
- secrets
providers:
- aesgcm:
keys:
- name: key1
secret: c2VjcmV0IGlzIHNlY3VyZQ==
- name: key2
secret: dGhpcyBpcyBwYXNzd29yZA==
- aescbc:
keys:
- name: key1
secret: c2VjcmV0IGlzIHNlY3VyZQ==
- name: key2
secret: dGhpcyBpcyBwYXNzd29yZA==
- secretbox:
keys:
- name: key1
secret: YWJjZGVmZ2hpamtsbW5vcHFyc3R1dnd4eXoxMjM0NTY=