N2W Software

            EFS backup may fail with the following error: Error - failed starting EFS fs-1234abcd backup (vault: Default, iam role: AWSBackupDefaultServiceRole), policy Dailyjob_Policy. Exception: IAM Role arn:aws:iam::############:role/service-role/AWSBackupDefaultServiceRole cannot be assumed by AWS Backup

            Problem:
            EFS backups may fail with the following error:
            Error - failed starting EFS fs-1234abcd backup (vault: Default, iam role: AWSBackupDefaultServiceRole), policy Dailyjob_Policy. Exception: IAM Role arn:aws:iam::############:role/service-role/AWSBackupDefaultServiceRole cannot be assumed by AWS Backup (InvalidParameterValueException)


            Resolution:
            The issue is the lack of or incorrect configuration of the Role: 

            Creating IAM Roles in AWS
            A default or custom IAM role is necessary for AWS to perform EFS operations on behalf of N2WS.

            To create a default IAM Role:

            1. Go to the AWS Backup Service:

            2. Click the Create an on-demand backup button.
            1. For Resource type, select EBS.
            2. For Volume ID, select any EBS volume to backup.
            3. Select Default IAM Role.
            3. Click the Create on-demand backup button. Ignore the error provided by AWS.
            Verify that the following role was created on AWS IAM Service:




            To create a custom IAM Role:

            1. Go to AWS IAM Service:

            2. Click the Create role button.
            3. Select AWS Backup and click Next: Permissions.
            4. Search for BackupService.
            5. Select the following AWS managed policies:
            1. AWSBackupServiceRolePolicyForBackup

            2. 6. Click Next: Tags and then click Next: Review.
            7.  Enter a Role name and click Create role.



            For more details on how to configure N2WS Backup and Recovery for EFS see the CPM User Guide.
            Updated: 21 Oct 2019 12:38 AM
            Helpful?  
            Help us to make this article better
            0 1