Chat now with support
Chat with Support

NetVault 11.4 - CLI Reference Guide

Introduction Getting started Using the command-line utilities Using the nvreport utility

Recommended additional reading

Quest NetVault Backup Installation Guide: This guide provides information about installing the NetVault Backup Server and Client software.
Quest NetVault Backup Administrator’s Guide: This guide describes how to configure and use NetVault Backup to protect your data. It provides comprehensive information about all NetVault Backup features and functionality.
Quest NetVault Backup Command Line Interface Reference Guide: This guide provides information about using the NetVault Backup command-line utilities.
Quest NetVault Backup Plug-in for FileSystem User’s Guide: This guide provides information about installing, configuring, and using the Plug-in for FileSystem.
Quest NetVault Backup Built-in Plug-ins User’s Guide: This guide provides information about configuring and using the following plug-ins:

You can download these guides from

Getting started

About NetVault Backup Command Line Interface

NetVault Backup offers a Command Line Interface that can be used to configure and manage your NetVault Backup system from command prompt or terminal session. You can use the NetVault Backup CLI to perform various tasks such as the following:

The NetVault Backup CLI can be accessed from the NetVault Server and Client machines.

Working with command-line utilities

The command-line utilities are located in the util directory (<NetVault Backup home>\util on Windows and <NetVault Backup Home>/util on Linux). A few specialized utilities are also located in the bin directory <NetVault Backup home>\bin on Windows and <NetVault Backup Home>/bin on Linux). The CLI commands are non-blocking. The term “non-blocking” means that a response to the command is returned before the action has completed; this allows for continuous running of various commands.

Before you start a CLI session, verify that the following requirements are met:

Related Documents

The document was helpful.

Select Rating

I easily found the information I needed.

Select Rating