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Commvault End-User Command Line (cvc) Interface Example: add_subclient

Name

add_subclient

Synopsis

add_subclient [-c CLIENTNAME] [-i INSTANCENAME] [-bk BACKUPSETNAME] -sc SUBCLIENT (-d [DIRPATH [DIRPATH ...]] | -f DIRECTIVEFILE) [-ep EXCLUDEPATHS] -dsp DSP

Description

Add a subclient.

The table lists the options that the software supports.

Note: You must use either the -d option, or the -f option when you create a subclient.

The localadmin user cannot add a subclient.

Option

Description

-c

The CommCell Console client name. This option is mandatory.

-i

The CommCell Console instance name.

-bk

The CommCell Console backup set name.

-sc

The CommCell Console subclient name. This option is mandatory.

-d

The folders to include in backup operations.

-f

The path to a text file on the local host that contains a list of directories to include in backup operations.

-ep

The entries to exclude from backup operations.

-dsp

The data backup storage policy. This option is mandatory.

Example

Add a Subclient That Has Multiple Folders

The following command creates a subclient that has multiple folders that are part of the backup operation. In this example, the parameters are listed on the command line.

cvc> add_subclient -c example_client -bk example_backup_set -sc data_subclient -d '/tmp/data1' '/tmp/data2' -dsp data_storage_policy
Subclient Creation Completed

Add a Subclient That Uses The File List

The following command creates a subclient by using the option that points to a text file that contains the directories to include in backup operations. In this example, the parameters are listed on the command line.

cvc> add_subclient -c example_client -bk example_backup_set -sc data_subclient -f "E:\filelist.txt" -dsp data_storage_policy
Subclient Creation Completed

The software adds the entries that are in the filelist.txt file to the subclient content. For example, all of the following entries are added.

/tmp/data1
/tmp/data2
/tmp/data3

Last modified: 10/29/2018 6:02:59 PM