btape man page

btape — Bacula's Tape interface test program

Synopsis

btape [options] device-name

Description

This manual page documents briefly the btape command.

Options

A summary of options is included below.

-?

Show summary of options and commands.

-b bootstrap

Specify a bootstrap file.

-c config

Specify configuration file.

-d nn

Set debug level to nn.

-p

Proceed inspite of I/O errors.

-s

No signals (for debugging).

-v

Set verbose mode.

Commands

autochanger

test autochanger

bsf

backspace file

bsr

backspace record

cap

list device capabilities

clear

clear tape errors

eod

go to end of Bacula data for append

eom

go to the physical end of medium

fill

fill tape, write onto second volume

unfill

read filled tape

fsf

forward space a file

fsr

forward space a record

help

print this reference

label

write a Bacula label to the tape

load

load a tape

quit

quit btape

rawfill

use write() to fill tape

readlabel

read and print the Bacula tape label

rectest

test record handling functions

rewind

rewind the tape

scan

read() tape block by block to EOT and report

scanblocks

Bacula read block by block to EOT and report

status

print tape status

test

General test Bacula tape functions

weof

write an EOF on the tape

wr

write a single Bacula block

rr

read a single record

rb

read a single bacula block

qfill

quick fill command

See Also

bscan(1), bextract(1).

Author

This manual page was written by Jose Luis Tallon <jltallon@adv-solutions.net>.

Info

26 November 2009 Kern Sibbald Network backup, recovery and verification