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ec2-backup

Easy backup your EC2 instances.

ec2-backup creates snapshots of all attached volumes of an EC2 instance and automatically purges snapshots that not correspond to:

  • the last 10 days,
  • the last 10 mondays,
  • the first day of the last 10 months.

Important: in order to properly select purgeable snapshots, ec2-backup should be run daily.

Installation

$ sudo npm -g install coffee-script
$ npm install ec2-backup

Configuration

Put your AWS credentials in the config.json file.

Usage

$ ec2-backup

To automatically launch ec2-backup every night, just add a cron job like this:

0 4 * * * /path/to/ec2-backup.coffee >> /var/log/ec2-backup.log 2>&1

License

MIT