Apart from the scheduled backup option, PowerProtect Data Manager supports the option to perform manual backups. With PowerFlex CSI, only full backup type is supported for Kubernetes protection.
For more information about performing backup and recovery of Kubernetes workloads using PowerProtect Data Manager, see Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide.
For example, a sample WordPress application is deployed on the Rancher Kubernetes cluster with the namespace dellwordpress.
The namespace is composed of two pods - WordPress application and mariadb pod as shown in the following sample:
The following Rancher UI shows the WordPress application in the namespace dellwordpress that is accessed using the nodeports:
The following sample shows a post that is published in the WordPress application that can be accessed with the nodeport 31556:
The following image shows the protection job in progress for the dellwordpress namespace and respective PVCs:
The following image shows the protection job that is completed successfully for the dellwordpress namespace:
The following image shows the protection copy available for the namespace dellwordpress: