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BSCAN

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

NAME

bscan − Bareos’s ’Scan volumes’

SYNOPSIS

bscan [options] bareos-archive

DESCRIPTION

The purpose of bscan is to read (scan) a Bareos Volume and to recreate or update the database contents with the information found on the Volume. This is done in a non-destructive way. This permits restoring database entries that have been lost by pruning, purging, deleting, or a database corruption problem.

Normally, it should not be necessary to run the bscan command because the database is self maintaining. Logical inconsistencies in the Bareos database can be found by bareos-dbcheck. In addition, if you have maintained bootstrap files during backups, you should be able to recover all your data from the bootstrap file without needed an up to date catalog.

OPTIONS

A summary of options is included below.

−?

Show version and usage of program.

−B drivername

Specify the database driver name (default NULL) <postgresql|mysql|sqlite3>.

−b bootstrap

Specify a bootstrap file.

−c path

Specify the Storage configuration file or directory to use.

−d nn

Set debug level to nn.

−dt

Print timestamp in debug output.

−D director

Specify a director name specified in the storage daemon configuration file for the Key Encryption Key selection.

−a directory

Specify the database backend directory

−m

Update media info in database.

−n name

Specify the database name (default: bareos)

−u username

Specify database username (default: bareos)

−P password

Specify database password (default: none)

−h host

Specify database host (default: NULL)

−t port

Specify database port (default: 0)

−p

Proceed in spite of I/O errors.

−r

List records.

−s

Synchronize or store in database.

−S

Show scan progress periodically.

−v

Verbose output mode.

−V volume

Specify volume names (separated by ’|’)

−w directory

Specify working directory (default from configuration file)

SEE ALSO

bls(8), bextract(8), bareos-dbcheck(8).

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Jose Luis Tallon <jltallon@adv−solutions.net>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).