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NetVault 13.0.1 - CLI Reference Guide

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

Recommended additional reading

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

You can download these guides from

Getting started

About NetVault Command Line Interface

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

The NetVault 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 home>\util on Windows and <NetVault Home>/util on Linux). A few specialized utilities are also located in the bin directory <NetVault home>\bin on Windows and <NetVault 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:

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