Veritas NetBackup™ Commands Reference Guide
- Appendix A. NetBackup Commands
nbsnapimport — import a snapshot copy on a storage server
-backupid backup_id -cn copy_number -fim fim_name -stunit storage_unit [-mounthost mount_host]
On UNIX systems, the directory path to this command is /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/
On Windows systems, the directory path to this command is <install_path>\NetBackup\bin\admincmd\
The nbsnapimport command imports a snapshot copy in NetBackup so that it can be used to browse, restore, or create a NetBackup (tar) copy.
This command can be run only on the master server.
- -backupid backup_id
Specifies the backup ID of a single backup image.
- -cn copy_number
Determines the copy number to import. Valid values are 1 through 10. The default is 1.
- -fim fim_name
Specifies the snapshot method to use to create the image. Select the method by using the type of data and hardware that the client uses.
For details on snapshot methods, refer to the NetBackup Snapshot Client Administrator's Guide.
The available options depend on the snapshot method. For a list of snapshot methods and their options, refer to the <opt_params> area of each snapshot method (FIM) listed in the
- -mounthost mount_host
Specifies the mount host where the snapshot copy will be imported.
- -stunit storage_unit
Specifies the storage unit.