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Is it possible to start manual backup of a savesets from a client node using command?


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Hi I am trying to start a manual backup using savegrp command from a client node,But its not happening I am getting below error.

C:\>savegrp -e full group name
'savegrp' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
C:\>savegrp -E full group name
'savegrp' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
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hi Guna, Savegrp command is not valid on the Networker client end. You can only use Save command

save -b "Pool Name" <saveset>

Ex: if you want to backup specific drive ( D:\) and use the pool "LTO4FULL" then the command should be

save -b "LTO4FULL" D:\

Note:- If more than one Networker servers listed in the \nsr\res\servers file of the client, then you should specify this in save command with -s flag " save -s <Networker Server> -b "Pool Name" <saveset>

All client initiated backup will be of level: manual. So no level(incr/full) has to to specified while using save command.

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