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This command will sync the data between the source server and the destination server.

This procedure useful in the following cases:

  1. Non-empty destination was added (Destination that already contains backups made by JetBackup).
  2. Data changed manually on the destination and JetBackup is not aware of the change (ie backup was manually deleted on the destination).


jetbackup -vfR reindex

Command Alias

jetcli backup -vfR reindex

Example Output

[root@server ~]# jetbackup -vfR reindex
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:48 +0000] JetBackup Version 4.0.2
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:48 +0000] Server Load: 0.23
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:48 +0000] Reindexing backups...
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:48 +0000] Removing all snapshot indexes...DONE
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:48 +0000]    Indexing destination "Local"...
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:48 +0000]            Identifier "jetbackup_1_1_5b28fa5fd5ac5e5ff62760b2"...
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:48 +0000]                    Indexing Account "account01"...DONE - 2 snapshots found
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:48 +0000]                    Indexing Account "account02"...DONE - 18 snapshots found
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:48 +0000]    Indexing destination "SSH"...
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:49 +0000]            Identifier "jetbackup_1_1_5b28fe6ed5ac5e69bf7a1962"...
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:49 +0000]                    Indexing Account "account01"...DONE - 5 snapshots found
[05/Jul/2018 09:05:54 +0000] Reindexing Completed