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kbcli backuprepo create

Create a backup repo

kbcli backuprepo create [NAME] [flags]


  # Create a default backup repo using S3 as the backend
kbcli backuprepo create \
--provider s3 \
--region us-west-1 \
--bucket test-kb-backup \
--access-key-id <ACCESS KEY> \
--secret-access-key <SECRET KEY> \

# Create a non-default backup repo with a specified name
kbcli backuprepo create my-backup-repo \
--provider s3 \
--region us-west-1 \
--bucket test-kb-backup \
--access-key-id <ACCESS KEY> \
--secret-access-key <SECRET KEY>


      --access-method string       Specify the access method for the backup repository, "Tool" is preferred if not specified. options: ["Mount" "Tool"]
--default Specify whether to set the created backup repo as default
-h, --help help for create
--provider string Specify storage provider
--pv-reclaim-policy string Specify the reclaim policy for PVs created by this backup repo, the value can be "Retain" or "Delete" (default "Retain")
--volume-capacity string Specify the capacity of the new created PVC" (default "100Gi")

Options inherited from parent commands

      --as string                      Username to impersonate for the operation. User could be a regular user or a service account in a namespace.
--as-group stringArray Group to impersonate for the operation, this flag can be repeated to specify multiple groups.
--as-uid string UID to impersonate for the operation.
--cache-dir string Default cache directory (default "$HOME/.kube/cache")
--certificate-authority string Path to a cert file for the certificate authority
--client-certificate string Path to a client certificate file for TLS
--client-key string Path to a client key file for TLS
--cluster string The name of the kubeconfig cluster to use
--context string The name of the kubeconfig context to use
--disable-compression If true, opt-out of response compression for all requests to the server
--insecure-skip-tls-verify If true, the server's certificate will not be checked for validity. This will make your HTTPS connections insecure
--kubeconfig string Path to the kubeconfig file to use for CLI requests.
--match-server-version Require server version to match client version
-n, --namespace string If present, the namespace scope for this CLI request
--request-timeout string The length of time to wait before giving up on a single server request. Non-zero values should contain a corresponding time unit (e.g. 1s, 2m, 3h). A value of zero means don't timeout requests. (default "0")
-s, --server string The address and port of the Kubernetes API server
--tls-server-name string Server name to use for server certificate validation. If it is not provided, the hostname used to contact the server is used
--token string Bearer token for authentication to the API server
--user string The name of the kubeconfig user to use


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