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.

Prerequisites

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:

  1. In theĀ Azure portal, choose your Azure Database for MySQL flexible server instance that you want to take a backup of.

  2. Select Backup and Restore from the left panel.

  3. From the Backup and Restore page, Select Backup Now.

  4. Take backup page is shown. Provide a custom name for the backup in the Backup name field.

    Screenshot showing how to trigger On-demand backup.

  5. Select Trigger

  6. A notification shows that a backup has been initiated.

  7. 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

Learn more about Restore a server

Next steps

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