Viewing Backup Job Settings

To view detailed information about the backup jobs settings, use the following command:

veeamconfig job info --name <job_name>

or

veeamconfig job info --id <job_id>

where:

  • <job_name> — name of the backup job for which you want to view settings.
  • <job_id> — ID of the backup job for which you want to view settings.

Veeam Agent for IBM AIX displays the following information about the backup job:

Parameter

Description

ID

ID of the backup job.

Name

Name of the backup job.

Repository ID

ID of the backup repository that is specified as a backup storage for the backup job.

Repository name

Name of the backup repository that is specified as a backup storage for the backup job.

Creation time

Date and time of the backup job creation.

Compression

Data compression level. Possible values are:

  • 0 — No compression
  • 1 — Rle
  • 2 — Lz4
  • 3 — ZlibLow
  • 4 — ZlibHigh

Max points

Number of restore points to keep on disk (the default value is 7).

Index

File system indexing options defined for the backup job.

Objects for backup

Backup scope specified for the backup job.

Schedule

[Optional] Schedule settings enabled for the job.

Maintenance

[Optional] Old backup retention settings enabled for the job (only for backup jobs targeted at a Veeam backup repository).

For example:

user@srv01:~$ veeamconfig job info --name system\ backup
Backup job:

  ID: {fa1ebf29-62f1-47d4-ae91-4e7c209abcd2}

  Name: system backup

  Repository ID: {88788f9e-d8f5-4eb4-bc4f-9b3f5403bcec}

  Repository name: [srv14] Default Backup Repository

  Creation time: 2020-03-16 11:19:56

  Options:

     Compression: ZlibHigh

     Max points: 5

     Block size: 1024 KB

     File system indexing is disabled

     No snapshot required

  Objects for backup:

     Include Directory: /

  Schedule:

     Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

     At: 14:00

     Active full: Every Saturday.

 

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