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Velero (formerly Heptio Ark) gives you tools to back up and restore your Kubernetes cluster resources and persistent volumes. You can run Velero with a public cloud platform or on-premises. Velero lets you:
Velero consists of:
This site is our documentation home with installation instructions, plus information about customizing Velero for your needs, architecture, extending Velero, contributing to Velero and more.
Please use the version selector at the top of the site to ensure you are using the appropriate documentation for your version of Velero.
If you encounter issues, review the troubleshooting docs, file an issue, or talk to us on the #velero channel on the Kubernetes Slack server.
If you are ready to jump in and test, add code, or help with documentation, follow the instructions on our Start contributing documentation for guidance on how to setup Velero for development.
See the list of releases to find out about feature changes.