Create a managed PostgreSQL database backup snapshot

This operation is currently only available for customers who already have an active Managed Database.

Creates a snapshot backup of a Managed PostgreSQL Database.

Requires read_write access to the Database.

Up to 3 snapshot backups for each Database can be stored at a time. If 3 snapshots have been created for a Database, one must be deleted before another can be made.

Backups generated by this operation have the type snapshot. Snapshot backups may take several minutes to complete, after which they will be accessible to view or restore.

The Database must have an active status to perform this operation. If another backup is in progress, it must complete before a new backup can be initiated.

linode-cli databases postgresql-backup-snapshot 123 \
  --label snapshot1 \
  --target primary


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