BTAPE(1)            Network backup, recovery and verification           BTAPE(1)

        btape - Bacula's Tape interface

       btape [options] device-name

       This manual page documents briefly the btape command.  This manual page
       was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does
       not have a manual page.

       A summary of options is included below.

       -?     Show summary of options and commands.

       -b bootstrap
              Specify a bootstrap file.

       -c config
              Specify configuration file.

       -d nn  Set debug level to nn.

       -t     Open the default tape device.

       -s     Turn off signals.

       bsf    backspace file

       bsr    backspace record

       bfill  fill tape using Bacula writes

       cap    list device capabilities

       clear  clear tape errors

       eod    go to end of Bacula data for append

       eom    go to the physical end of medium

       fill   fill tape, write onto second volume

       unfill read filled tape

       fsf    forward space a file

       fsr    forward space a record

       help   print this reference

       label  write a Bacula label to the tape

       load   load a tape

       quit   quit btape

              use write() to fill tape

              read and print the Bacula tape label

              test record handling functions

       rewind rewind the tape

       scan   read() tape block by block to EOT and report

              Bacula read block by block to EOT and report

       status print tape status

       test   General test Bacula tape functions

       weof   write an EOF on the tape

       wr     write a single Bacula block

       rr     read a single record

       qfill  quick fill command

       bscan(1), bextract(1).

       This manual page was written by Jose Luis Tallon
       <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be
       used by others).

Kern Sibbald&John Walker          Oct 24, 2003                          BTAPE(1)