bls - Man Page

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