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Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Lists writers, shadow copies, or currently registered shadow copy providers that are on the system. If used without parameters, list displays help at the command prompt.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.

list writers [metadata | detailed | status]
list shadows {all | set <SetID> | id <ShadowID>}
list providers


Parameter Description


Lists writers. See List writers for syntax and parameters.


Lists persistent and existing non-persistent shadow copies. See List shadows for syntax and parameters.


Lists currently registered shadow copy providers. See List providers for syntax and parameters.

To list all shadow copies, type:

list shadows all

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