Start-VBRSureBackupJob

Short Description

Starts the SureBackup job.

Applies to

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

Syntax

Start-VBRSureBackupJob -Job <VBRSureBackupJobBase> [-DateTime <DateTime>] [-RestorePointType <VBRSureBackupRestorePointType>] [-RunAsync] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet starts the SureBackup job.

Run the Stop-VBRSureBackupJob cmdlet to stop the SureBackup job.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

Job

Specifies a SureBackup job. The cmdlet will start that job.

Accepts the VBRSureBackupJob object. To create this object, run the Get-VBRSureBackupJob cmdlet.

True

Named

True (ByValue,
ByProperty
Name)

DateTime

Specifies a restore point that is created by the SureBackup job. The cmdlet will start VMs backed up by the SureBackup job from the specified restore point.

Note: If you do not specify this parameter, the cmdlet will start VMs from the most recent restore point.

DateTime

False

Named

False

RestorePointType

Specifies one of the restore point types, AppConsisrent or CrashConsistent.

VBRSureBackupRestorePointType

 

 

 

RunAsync

Defines that the command returns immediately without waiting for the task to complete.

SwitchParamter

False

Named

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see Microsoft Docs.

Examples

Start-VBRSureBackupJobExample 1. Starting SureBackup Jobs From Recent Restore Point

This example shows how to start the Job02 SureBackup job from the most recent restore point.

$job = Get-VBRSureBackupJob -Name "Job02"

Start-VBRSureBackupJob -Job $job

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRSureBackupJob cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $job variable.
  2. Run the Start-VBRSureBackupJob cmdlet. Set the $job variable as the Job parameter value.

Start-VBRSureBackupJobExample 2. Starting SureBackup Jobs From Specified Restore Point

This example shows how to start the Job02 SureBackup job from the specified restore point.

$job = Get-VBRSureBackupJob -Name "Job02"

$date = Get-Date -Year 2020 -Month 2 -Day 2 -Hour 0 -Minute 0 -Second 0

Start-VBRSureBackupJob -Job $job -DateTime $date "2/20/2020"

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRSureBackupJob cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $job variable.
  2. Run the Get-Date cmdlet. Specify the Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute and Second parameter values. Save the result to the $date variable.
  3. Run the Start-VBRSureBackupJob cmdlet. Set the $job variable as the Job parameter value.  Set the $date variable as the DateTime parameter value.

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