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Symantec System Recovery Linux 2013 commands set

Created: 20 May 2013 • Updated: 20 May 2013 • 1 comment
Shashank_Mulay's picture
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Hi All,

In this blog you will get introduce to product Symantec System Recovery Linux edition 2013 commands. This can be used to quickly refer available commands product offers.

For more details on prerequisites, examples and features details please refer user guide symsrl.pdf which comes along with product.

1. Backup a device or mounted volume commands:



Configure a backup using command line wizard.

#symsr  -createjob

Backup device or mount point from command line

#symsr  –b <device or mount point>  -d  <destination folder>

2. Backup job management commands:



View job

#symsr  –info  job

Delete job

#symsr  -rmjob  <jobid>

Run job

#symsr –runjob  <jobid>

3. Restore recovery point command:



Restore recovery point.

#symsr –r  <recovery point>   -d <unmounted device>

Granular file restore*

#mount –t v2i  <recovery point>   <folder to mount v2i file>

*- For using Granular file restore, ensure you have selected option to install Granular file restore utility while installation to use this command .Refer user guide for prerequisites.

4. Licensing product command:



Apply license key

#symsr  –addlicense   <key>

Verify product license

#symsr   -v

5. Info commands:



Information  about product name ,version and License status

#symsr –v

Information disk layout

#symsr  -info  disk

6. Create Symantec Recovery Disk (SRD) command:



Create SRD (Symantec Recovery Disk)*

#createSRD  --iso=<OS ISO >  -d <destination path>

*-  Ensure you have selected option to install Create SRD utility while  installation to use this command. Refer user guide for prerequisites.

Backup and Recovery feature offers many additional options for administrator through wizard or command line while defining a job.  Refer #symsr  -help  command for available options.

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Rookies's picture

Dear Shashank,

I tried to restore one of my linux (RedHat) using customade ISO SSR disk but failed.

how to dismount the devices before restore?

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