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Short Description
Periodically backup files to S3 using sync or tar/put.
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Docker Backup to Amazon S3

Docker container that periodically backs up files to Amazon S3 using s3cmd sync and cron.

This version was forked from https://github.com/istepanov/docker-backup-to-s3

Usage

docker run -d [OPTIONS] lamielle/backup-to-s3

Parameters:

  • -e ACCESS_KEY=<AWS_KEY>: Your AWS key.
  • -e SECRET_KEY=<AWS_SECRET>: Your AWS secret.
  • -e S3_PATH=s3://<BUCKET_NAME>/<PATH>/: S3 Bucket name and path. Should end with trailing slash.
  • -v /path/to/backup:/data:ro: mount target local folder to container's data folder. Content of this folder will be synced with S3 bucket.

Optional parameters:

  • -e DATA_PATH=/data/: container's data folder. Default is /data/. Should end with trailing slash.
  • -e 'CRON_SCHEDULE=0 1 * * *': specifies when cron job starts (details). Default is 0 1 * * * (runs every day at 1:00 am).
  • no-cron: run container once and exit (no cron scheduling).

Examples:

Run sync to S3 everyday at 12:00pm:

docker run -d \
    -e ACCESS_KEY=myawskey \
    -e SECRET_KEY=myawssecret \
    -e S3_PATH=s3://my-bucket/backup/ \
    -e 'CRON_SCHEDULE=0 12 * * *' \
    -v /home/user/data:/data:ro \
    lamielle/backup-to-s3

Run tar + copy to S3 everyday at 12:00pm:

docker run -d \
    -e ACCESS_KEY=myawskey \
    -e SECRET_KEY=myawssecret \
    -e S3_PATH=s3://my-bucket/backup/ \
    -e 'CRON_SCHEDULE=0 12 * * *' \
    -v /home/user/data:/data:ro \
    lamielle/backup-to-s3 tar

Run once then delete the container:

docker run --rm \
    -e ACCESS_KEY=myawskey \
    -e SECRET_KEY=myawssecret \
    -e S3_PATH=s3://my-bucket/backup/ \
    -v /home/user/data:/data:ro \
    lamielle/backup-to-s3 no-cron
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