Start-VBRSureBackupJob

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    Short Description

    Starts SureBackup jobs.

    Applies to

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

    Syntax

    Start-VBRSureBackupJob -Job <VBRSureBackupJob> [-DateTime <datetime>] [-RunAsync]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet starts SureBackup jobs.

    Run the Stop-VBRSureBackupJob cmdlet to stop SureBackup jobs.

    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

    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 the About CommonParameters section of 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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