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Start-VBOJob

Short Description

Starts a backup job.

Syntax

Start-VBOJob -Job <VBOJob> [-RunAsync [<SwitchParameter>]] [-Full [<SwitchParameter>]]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

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

Run New-VBOJobSchedulePolicy to set the schedule for the job.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Job

Specifies the backup job you want to start.

True

Named

True (ByValue)

False

RunAsync

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

False

Named

False

False

Full

Indicates that the job will create an active full backup.

False

Named

False

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.

Example

This example shows how to start the backup job.

You will need to perform the following steps:

  1. Run Get-VBOJob to get the backup job you want to start. Save the result to the $job variable.
  2. Run Start-VBOJob with the $job variable.

PS C:\PS> $job = Get-VBOJob -Name "Backup Daily"

PS C:\PS> Start-VBOJob -Job $job

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