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Published: April 17, 2012

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012

Sets the context, options, verbose mode, and metadata file for shadow copy creation. If used without parameters, set lists all current settings.

set context {clientaccessible | persistent [nowriters] | volatile [nowriters]}
set option {[differential | plex] [transportable] [[rollbackrecover] [txfrecover] | [noautorecover]]}
set verbose {on|off}
set metadata <MetaData.cab>


Sub-command Description


Sets the context for shadow copy creation. See Set context for syntax and parameters.


Sets options for shadow copy creation. See Set option for syntax and parameters.


Turns the verbose output mode on or off. See Set verbose for syntax and parameters.


Sets the name and location of the shadow creation metadata file. See Set metadata for syntax and parameters.


Displays help at the command prompt.

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