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Kubernetes

This documentation describes how to perform the backup and restoration operations of a TraefikEE cluster in Kubernetes. For a general introduction of the backup and restore mechanism, we suggest reading the introduction first.

Note

In order to perform those operations, you will need to have traefikeectl setup. To set it up, please refer to the manual installation guide.

Creating a Backup

This section describes how to backup a TraefikEE cluster on Kubernetes.

traefikeectl backup
Successfully generated backup archive at: 2019-03-13T174230_traefikee-backup.tar

Note

If you don't like tar archives, TraefikEE also supports creating zip archives for backup, with the --archivetype=zip flag.

Note

If, somehow, the backup system fails to generate a valid backup, you can force the generation of a new one with the --force flag.

Restoring a Cluster

traefikeectl install comes with a --archivepath option, which enables you to install a new cluster and restore a cluster state from the given backup archive path.

traefikeectl install \
        --kubernetes \
        --archivepath=./your-backup.tar

Replacing an Existing Cluster

With traefikeectl, you can perform a "forced installation" which is going to replace the existing installation with a new cluster restored from given backup.

traefikeectl install \
        --kubernetes \
        --archivepath=./your-backup.tar \
        --force