bls man page

bls — Bacula's 'Tape LS'


bls [options] <device-name>


This manual page documents briefly the bls 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 file.
-i <file>
Specify include list file.
List jobs.
List blocks.
(no -j or -k option)
List saved files
Dump label.
Proceed in spite of errors.
-V volumes
Specify volume names (separated by '|').
Set verbose mode.

See Also

bscan(8), bextract(8).


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

Referenced By


26 November 2009 Kern Sibbald Network backup, recovery and verification