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Initialize a new repository

Synopsis

restic init [flags]

Description

The "init" command initializes a new repository.

Exit Status

Exit status is 0 if the command was successful, and non-zero if there was any error.

Options

--copy-chunker-params[=false]

copy chunker parameters from the secondary repository (useful with the copy command)

-h,  --help[=false]

help for init

--key-hint2=""

key ID of key to try decrypting the secondary repository first (default: $RESTIC_KEY_HINT2)

--password-command2=""

shell command to obtain the secondary repository password from (default: $RESTIC_PASSWORD_COMMAND2)

--password-file2=""

file to read the secondary repository password from (default: $RESTIC_PASSWORD_FILE2)

--repo2=""

secondary repository to copy chunker parameters from (default: $RESTIC_REPOSITORY2)

Options Inherited from Parent Commands

--cacert=[]

file to load root certificates from (default: use system certificates)

--cache-dir=""

set the cache directory. (default: use system default cache directory)

--cleanup-cache[=false]

auto remove old cache directories

--json[=false]

set output mode to JSON for commands that support it

--key-hint=""

key ID of key to try decrypting first (default: $RESTIC_KEY_HINT)

--limit-download=0

limits downloads to a maximum rate in KiB/s. (default: unlimited)

--limit-upload=0

limits uploads to a maximum rate in KiB/s. (default: unlimited)

--no-cache[=false]

do not use a local cache

--no-lock[=false]

do not lock the repository, this allows some operations on read-only repositories

-o,  --option=[]

set extended option (key=value, can be specified multiple times)

--password-command=""

shell command to obtain the repository password from (default: $RESTIC_PASSWORD_COMMAND)

-p,  --password-file=""

file to read the repository password from (default: $RESTIC_PASSWORD_FILE)

-q,  --quiet[=false]

do not output comprehensive progress report

-r,  --repo=""

repository to backup to or restore from (default: $RESTIC_REPOSITORY)

--repository-file=""

file to read the repository location from (default: $RESTIC_REPOSITORY_FILE)

--tls-client-cert=""

path to a file containing PEM encoded TLS client certificate and private key

-v,  --verbose[=0]

be verbose (specify multiple times or a level using --verbose=n, max level/times is 3)

See Also

restic(1)

Referenced By

restic(1).

Jan 2017 generated by `restic generate`