bareos-fd(8) Bareos's File Daemon


bareos-fd [options]


This manual page documents briefly the bareos command.
Bareos's File Daemon acts as the interface between the Bareos network backup system and the filesystems to be backed up: it is responsible for reading/writing/verifying the files to be backup'd/verified/restored. Network transfer can optionally be compressed.


Enable backup only mode
-c file
Specify the configuration file to use.
-d nn
Set debug level to nn.
Print timestamp in debug output.
Run in foreground (for debugging).
-g group
Set the group/gid to run as.
Keep readall permission when dropping privileges.
Print kaboom output (for debugging)
Enable restore only mode
No signals (for debugging).
Test the configuration file and report errors.
-u user
Set the username/uid to run as.
Set verbose mode.
Show version and usage of program.


This manual page was written by Jose Luis Tallon <[email protected]>.