Performing EFS File System Backup

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    To back up Amazon EFS file systems, Veeam Backup for AWS runs backup policies. A backup policy is a collection of settings that define the way backup operations are performed: what data to back up, where backups must be stored, when the backup process must start and so on.

    One backup policy can be used to process multiple EFS file systems within different regions, but you can back up each file system with one backup policy at a time. If an EFS file system is added to more than one backup policy, it will be processed only by a backup policy that has the highest priority. Other backup policies will skip this file system from processing. For information on how to set a priority for a backup policy, see Setting Policy Priority.

    To schedule data protection tasks to run automatically, create backup policies. For each protected Amazon EFS file system, you can also take a backup manually when needed.

    Important

    You can back up EFS file systems only in the same AWS accounts where the source file systems belong.

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