Cloud Backup


Groups and projects are synonymous terms. Your {GROUP-ID} is the same as your project ID. For existing groups, your group/project ID remains the same. The resource and corresponding endpoints use the term groups.

Cloud Backups Only

This resource only applies to clusters using Cloud Backups.

The /backup/snapshots resource enables you to view and delete Cloud Backups.


Base URL:

Method Endpoint Description
GET /groups/{GROUP-ID}/clusters/{CLUSTER-NAME}/backup/snapshots Get all Cloud Backups for the specified cluster.
GET /groups/{GROUP-ID}/clusters/{CLUSTER-NAME}/backup/snapshots/{SNAPSHOT-ID} Get the snapshot associated with {SNAPSHOT-ID}
DELETE /groups/{GROUP-ID}/clusters/{CLUSTER-NAME}/backup/snapshots/{SNAPSHOT-ID}

Delete the snapshot associated with {SNAPSHOT-ID}

All requests to this endpoint must originate from an IP address on the Atlas user’s API whitelist. For complete documentation on configuring API whitelists, see Enable API Whitelisting for Your Organization.

POST /groups/{GROUP-ID}/clusters/{CLUSTER-NAME}/backup/snapshots Take an on-demand snapshot.