Copy-VBRJob

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    Short Description

    Clones existing jobs.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

    Product Edition: Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

    Syntax

    Copy-VBRJob [-Job] <CBackupJob[]> [-Name <string[]>] [-Description <string[]>] [-Repository <CBackupRepository>] [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet clones an existing job. You can use the cloned job, for example, as a template, as it retains all settings of the primary job.

    You can run this cmdlet with backup, replication and copy jobs.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Job

    Specifies the array of  jobs you want to clone.

    True

    1

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    Name

    Specifies the name you want to assign to the cloned job.

    Default: the name of the primary job with the _clone<clone sequence number> suffix.

    False

    Named

    False

    False

    Description

    Specifies the description of the cloned job.

    False

    Named

    False

    False

    Repository

    Specifies the backup repository that will be used by the cloned job as a target.

    False

    Named

    False

    False

    <CommonParameters>

    This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.

    Example 1

    This command clones the jobs named "DHCP Replica Job" and "DHCP Backup Job". The jobs are obtained with Get-VBRJob and piped down.

    Get-VBRJob -Name "DHCP Replica Job", "DHCP Backup Job" | Copy-VBRJob

    Example 2

    This command clones the job represented by the $job variable. The job is obtained with Get-VBRJob and assigned to the variable beforehand.

    Copy-VBRJob -Job $job

    Related Commands

    Get-VBRJob

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