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Velero is a free Backup and Desaster Recovery tool for kubernetes (k8s) supporting S3 compatible Object Storage as destination.

Please follow the installation instruction like described on Velero

All you will need is:

  • access_key
  • secret_key
  • destination bucket
  • Contabo's S3 URL

For access_key, secret_key and the S3 URL please check here.

Configuration for Contabo's S3 compatible Object Storage

Example values


  1. create secrets file with name secrets with following content

    aws_access_key_id = 82046e8110804a43bf29c1ae426a724d
    aws_secret_access_key = 82e69bd7a52076c527154297a76c2233
  2. Perform velero install to apply settings.
    For example: you could use the following configuration, in case you are having kubernetes running at aws

    velero install \
    --provider aws \
    --plugins velero/velero-plugin-for-aws:v1.5.0 \
    --bucket mybucket \
    --use-volume-snapshots=false \
    --secret-file ./secrets \
    --backup-location-config \