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Resume-WBBackup

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: October 17, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

Resume-WBBackup

Resumes a backup operation to a removable device after you add media to the device.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Resume-WBBackup [[-ForceFormat]] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Resume-WBBackup cmdlet resumes a backup operation when you are backing up to a removable device and must add new media.

If the media that you add contain data and you must format the media, call this cmdlet with the ForceFormat parameter. If the device does not contain media, the cmdlet returns with an error message that describes the missing media. If the device contains media, the cmdlet returns confirmation that the backup has resumed.

Parameters

-ForceFormat

Indicates that the media contain data and need formatting.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • ForceFormat

    If the media contain data and need formatting, call this cmdlet with the ForceFormat parameter.


Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • System.String, System.Exception

    If the removable device does not contain the requested media, the cmdlet returns with an error message that describes the missing media. If the device contains media, the cmdlet returns confirmation that the backup has resumed.


Examples

Example 1: Resume a backup

This command resumes a backup operation.


PS C:\> Resume-WBBackup

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