How to enable backup(snapshot) on redis elasticache t2.medium


I was able to create a snapshots of my m1.small caches but the backup button is disabled when I select my t2.medium. Is there a way for me to enable backup of a t2.medium redis elasticache?

Best Answer

For Redis (cluster mode disabled) clusters, backup and restore aren't supported on cache.t1.micro nodes. All other cache node types are supported.

User Guide (API Version 2014-09-30):

You can get around this limitation of 'backup and restore' on certain instance types by creating your Redis Cluster with 'Cluster Mode' enabled.