Method: projects.locations.backupVaults.backups.create

Creates a backup from the volume specified in the request The backup can be created from the given snapshot if specified in the request. If no snapshot specified, there'll be a new snapshot taken to initiate the backup creation.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The NetApp backupVault to create the backups of, in the format projects/*/locations/*/backupVaults/{backupVaultId}

Query parameters



Required. The ID to use for the backup. The ID must be unique within the specified backupVault. This value must start with a lowercase letter followed by up to 62 lowercase letters, numbers, or hyphens, and cannot end with a hyphen. Values that do not match this pattern will trigger an INVALID_ARGUMENT error.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Backup.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of Operation.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.