Snapshot and restore with custom repositories

Specify your own repositories to snapshot to and restore from. This can be useful, for example, to do long-term archiving of old indexes, or to be certain you have an exit strategy, should you need to move away from our service.

Elasticsearch Service supports these repositories:

Automated snapshots are only available in the found snapshots repository. You are responsible for the execution and maintenance of the snapshots that you store in custom repositories. Note that the automated snapshot frequency might conflict with manual snapshots.