bacula-fd [options]


This manual page documents briefly the bacula command.

Bacula's File Daemon acts as the interface between the Bacula network backup system and the filesystems to be backed up: it is responsible for reading/writing/verifying the files to be backup'd/verified/restored. Network transfer can optionally be compressed.



Specify the configuration file to use.


Set debug level to nn.


Print timestamp in debug output.


Run in foreground (for debugging).


Set the group/gid to run as.


Proceed inspite of I/O errors


Keep readall permission when dropping privileges.


No signals (for debugging).


Test the configuration file and report errors.


Set the username/uid to run as.


Set verbose mode.


Show version and usage of program.

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This manual page was written by Jose Luis Tallon <[email protected]>.