Starts backup, replication or copy job.
Platform: VMware, Hyper-V, file shares
Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License
Start-VBRJob [-Job] <CBackupJob> [-Object <CObjectInJob>] [-FullBackup] [-RetryBackup] [-StartChainedJobs] [-RunAsync] [<CommonParameters>]
This cmdlet allows you to start a created or stopped job. You can start a backup, replication or copy job.
This cmdlet allows you to start a job for an ordinary run, force a full backup, or set the job to restart in case it failed.
When you create a job, you need to run it manually unless you enable a job schedule. Run Set-VBRJobSchedule to schedule the job to run automatically.
Run the Stop-VBRJob cmdlet to stop a running job.
Run the Enable-VBRJob cmdlet to enable a disabled job.
Run the Start-VSBJob cmdlet to start a SureBackup job.
Run the Start-VBRComputerBackupJob cmdlet to start Veeam Agent backup jobs and Veeam Agent backup policies.
Specifies the array of jobs you want to start.
Specifies an array of job objects (VMs and VM containers). The cmdlet will start jobs with these objects.
Accepts the CObjectInJob object. To get this object, run the Get-VBRJobObject cmdlet.
Indicates that the job will create an active full backup.
Indicates that Veeam Backup & Replication will restart the job in case it fails.
Indicates that Veeam Backup & Replication will start jobs that are scheduled to run after this job.
Indicates that the command returns immediately without waiting for the task to complete.
This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.
This command starts the jobs named "WebApplications Server Backup" and "Fileserver Copy Job". The job is obtained with Get-VBRJob and piped down.
Get-VBRJob -Name "WebApplications Server Backup", "Fileserver Copy Job" | Start-VBRJob
This command starts a vCloud backup job right after it the job is created. The RunAsync parameter is set to bring the process to the background.
Add-VBRvCloudJob -Entity $vCloudServer -Name "vCloud Server Backpup" | Start-VBRJob -RunAsync
This command performs a full backup for the job named "WebApplications Server Backup". The job is obtained with Get-VBRJob and piped down.
Get-VBRJob -Name "WebApplications Server Backup" | Start-VBRJob -FullBackup
This command restarts a failed job represented by the $job variable. The job is obtained with Get-VBRJob and assigned to the variable beforehand. The RunAsync parameter is set to bring the process to the background.
Start-VBRJob -Job $job -RetryBackup -RunAsync