Manually Running A Backup Job

You can manually execute a backup job from the command line tool.
You will first need the backup job ID, to list the backup jobs, type the following command
jetapi backup -F listBackupJobs

Find the job id you want to execute (in this example "_id":"5b7d3c0fd5ac5e42d659cf92").

Run the following command with your backup id

jetbackup -vR backup -I 5b7d3c0fd5ac5e42d659cf92

Command Alias

jetcli backup -vR backup -I 5b7d3c0fd5ac5e42d659cf92

Explanation about the flags we used

-v, --verbose                      increase verbosity
-f, --force                        no action prompt and force commands
-R, --run                          The command you want to execute
-I, --id                           The item ID to perform the action you provided if needed
-d, --debug                        Add debug ouput to the log file

Example output

[root@example ~]# jetbackup -vR backup -I 5b7d3c0fd5ac5e42d659cf92
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] JetBackup Version 4.0.2
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] Checking job ID 5b7d3c0fd5ac5e42d659cf92...DONE - Backup Job "Compressed" (#5b7d3c0fd5ac5e42d659cf92)
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] Executing onBackupStart Hooks...
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] Pushing onBackupStart Notification...DONE
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300]     User Custom Hooks
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300]             Executing "pre-backup" hook with root account (script: `php /hook.php`)...DONE
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] onBackupStart Hooks Done
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] Checking connection...DONE
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300]     Checking if destination disk space usage reached to the limit of 80%...DONE - Limit didn't reached - Continuing backup
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300]     Destination Disk Space Usage is 36.29% (14.1 GB out of 38.8 GB)
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] Creating Compressed Backup for Accounts Configurations, Files, Databases, Emails, Cron Jobs, DNS Zones, SSL Certificates...
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] Preparing accounts list for backup...DONE - 4 Accounts found for backup
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] Preparing progress bar data...DONE
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300]
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] Account "account01"
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300]
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300]     Account 1 of 4
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300] Executing onBackupAccountStart Hooks...
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300]     User Custom Hooks
[22 October 2018 11:37:44 AM +0300]             Executing "pre-backup-account" hook with root account (script: `php /hook.php`)...DONE