Protect your Linode's data with redundant local backups
Rest easy while knowing that your data is safe and secure with Linode’s simple, scalable backup service. The subscription service automatically performs daily, weekly, and biweekly local backups of your Linode.
Keep your Linodes’ data safe with the Linode Backup Service. Schedule automatic backups so you can always recover your data locally.
Fully Managed Local Backups
Linode Backups is a managed service that automatically backs up your Linode disks at regular intervals. Use full-system backups to guard against accidental deletions or misconfigurations.
When to Use Local Backups vs. Off-Site Backups
Linode Backups Service automatically creates and stores local backups of your Linode on a daily, weekly, and biweekly basis for fast restorations. To further secure your Linode's data with off-site backups, follow our guide to Download a Local Copy of Your Linode Backup.
Configurable Backup Window
You can choose when your backups are generated. Select a two-hour window that suits you.
Enroll With One Click
Enable the Backup Service with a single click. It activates instantly, and your first backups will be automatically scheduled. No software to install or configure.
- File-based backup solution for Compute Instances
- Compatibility: Unencrypted ext3 disks and ext4 disks
- Automated schedule: daily, weekly, biweekly
- Maximum automated backup retention: 14 days
- Backup restoration type: ext4 file systems
- Provision via Cloud Manager or Linode CLI
- Programmatic management via Linode API
- Availability: across all regions
Free Bundled Services
- Maximum backups stored per compute instance: 4
- Backup window: Configurable 2 hour time period
- Backup location: Same data center as associated compute instance
- Backup hardware: Separate from associated compute instance
Linode Backups Overview
Ensure your data is protected today
Backups can be activated instantly and run completely independent of your Linode’s software stack. No installation or configuration required. Pricing is based on the Linode compute plan you choose.
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