Cloud Provider and On-Demand Snapshots


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 Provider Snapshots Only

This resource only applies to clusters using Cloud Provider Snapshots.

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


Base URL:

Method Endpoint Description
GET /groups/{GROUP-ID}/clusters/{CLUSTER-NAME}/backup/snapshots Get all cloud provider snapshots 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.