Trigger on-demand backup of an Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server instance by using the Azure portal
APPLIES TO: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server
This article provides step-by-step procedure to trigger On-Demand backup from the portal.
To complete this how-to guide, you need an Azure Database for MySQL flexible server instance.
Trigger On-Demand Backup
Follow these steps to trigger back up on demand:
In the Azure portal, choose your Azure Database for MySQL flexible server instance that you want to take a backup of.
Select Backup and Restore from the left panel.
From the Backup and Restore page, Select Backup Now.
Take backup page is shown. Provide a custom name for the backup in the Backup name field.
A notification shows that a backup has been initiated.
Once completed, the on demand backup is seen listed along with the automated backups in the View Available Backups page.
Restore from an On-Demand full backup
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