Viewing Backup Job Settings

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    To view detailed information about the backup job 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 Mac 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. By default, Veeam Agent for Mac keeps 7 latest restore points. When the new restore point that exceeds the specified number is created, Veeam Agent for Mac will remove the earliest restore point from the backup chain.

    Block size

    Size of data blocks that Veeam Agent uses to process data.

    Retry count

    Number of retries specified for the backup job.

    Objects for backup

    Backup scope specified for the backup job.

    Schedule

    Schedule specified for the backup job.

    For example:

    user@wrk01:~$ veeamconfig job info --name SystemBackup
    Backup job
      ID: {2495911e-58db-4452-b4d1-f53dcfbc600e}
      Name: SystemBackup
      Repository ID: {4557ef7a-9c44-4f28-b8d0-44d78e5ddd5d}
      Repository name: Repository_1
      Creation time: 2017-04-06 13:29:03
      Options:
         Compression: Lz4
         Max Points: 7
         Block size: 1024 KB
         Retry count: 3
         Snapshot required          
      Objects for backup:
         Include User profiles: all
      Schedule:
         Every day
         At: 12:00