Start-VBOCopyJob

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    Short Description

    Starts backup copy jobs.

    Syntax

    Start-VBOCopyJob -Job <VBOCopyJob> [-RunAsync [<switchparameter>]] [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet allows you to start a backup copy job that is created or stopped.

    Run the New-VBOCopyJobSchedulePolicy cmdlet to set the schedule for the job.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Type

    Required

    Position

    Accept Pipeline Input

    Accept Wildcard Characters

    Job

    Specifies a backup copy job that you want to start.

    Accepts the VBOCopyJob object.

    To get this object, run the Get-VBOCopyJob cmdlet.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue)

    False

    RunAsync

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

    SwitchParameter

    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.

    Examples

    Example 1. Starting Backup Copy Job

    This example shows how to start the backup copy job.

    $job = Get-VBOJob -Name "ABC Backup"

    $copyjob = Get-VBOCopyJob -BackupJob $job

    Start-VBOCopyJob -Job $copyjob

    Perform the following steps:

    1. Run the Get-VBOJob cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $job variable.
    2. Run the Get-VBOCopyJob cmdlet. Set the $job variable as the BackupJob parameter value. Save the result to the $copyjob variable.
    3. Run the Start-VBOCopyJob cmdlet. Set the $copyjob variable as the Job parameter value.

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