Linode Instances

Enable Backups

post
https://api.linode.com/v4/linode/instances/{linodeId}/backups/enable

Enables backups for the specified Linode.

Authorizations

Personal Access Token
OAuth: ( linodes:read_write)

Path Parameters

linodeId
Required
integer

The ID of the Linode to enable backup service for.

Request Samples

curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
    -H "Authorization: Bearer $TOKEN" \
    -X POST \
    https://api.linode.com/v4/linode/instances/123/backups/enable

Response Samples

{}

Responses

200: Backup service was enabled.

default: Error

errors
array of objects
reason
string

What happened to cause this error. In most cases, this can be fixed immediately by changing the data you sent in the request, but in some cases you will be instructed to open a Support Ticket or perform some other action before you can complete the request successfully.

field
string

The field in the request that caused this error. This may be a path, separated by periods in the case of nested fields. In some cases this may come back as "null" if the error is not specific to any single element of the request.