How can I start a job with bBackup and wait for completion

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DaveP
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How can I start a job with bBackup and wait for completion

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I am trying to use bBackup to run a backup job as part of a script. The command "bBackup /r MyJob" starts the backup running (after an annoying UAC prompt) but returns immediately, leaving the job running in the background. Is there any way that I can have bBackup wait for completion or alternatively, can I query the backup service to get a busy/idle status. I am developing the script in PowerShell but could use another environment if it offered a solution.
Thanks in advance for your suggestions.

Adrian (Softland)
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Re: How can I start a job with bBackup and wait for completion

Post by Adrian (Softland) »

Hi,

If you run that command in command prompt, does it works?
Bbackup.exe process is the actual process running the backup. It appears as running for the entire backup duration.
Please read this article for more command line information:
https://www.backup4all.com/how-to-use-t ... #bookmark1
Do you know you can monitor your backups remotely with Backup4all Monitor? You can read more here: https://www.backup4all.com/backup4all-monitor.html

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