bextract man page

bextract — Bacula's 'Extract from tape'


bextract [options] bacula-archive-device-name output-directory


This manual page documents briefly the bextract command.


A summary of options is included below.

Show version and usage of program.
-b bootstrap
Specify a bootstrap file.
-c config
Specify configuration file.
-d nn
Set debug level to nn.
Print timestamp in debug output.
-e file
Specify exclude list.
-i file
Specify include list.
Proceed in spite of I/O errors.
Read data from volume, do not write anything
Set verbose mode.
-V volume-name
Specify volume names.

See Also

bls(1), bextract(1).


This manual page was written by Jose Luis Tallon <>.

Referenced By

bls(8), bscan(8).

26 November 2009 Kern Sibbald Network backup, recovery and verification