xfsdump maintains an online dump inventory in
/var/lib/xfsdump/inventory. The -I option of xfsdump displays the
inventory contents hierarchically. The levels of the hierarchy are:
filesystem, dump session, stream, and media file.
xfsinvutil is a utility to check this inventory database for
consistency, to remove entries of dump sessions which may no longer
be of relevance, and to browse the contents of the inventory.
The following command line options are available:
-F Don't prompt the operator. When xfsinvutil encounters a
matching dump session, xfsinvutil will normally ask the operator
for permission to delete the entry. With this option the
deletion is performed, no questions asked.
-i Interactive mode. Causes xfsinvutil to run in a mode that will
allow the operator to browse and modify the contents of the
inventory. Please refer to the Interactive Mode section below
for more information.
-M mount_point mm/dd/yyyy
Prunes dump sessions identified by the given mount point which
were created prior to the specified date. Optionally -m may be
be specified to further limit the matching dump sessions by
media label. xfsinvutil will prompt the operator prior to
pruning a dump session unless the -F or -i options are given.
-u UUID mm/dd/yyyy
Like -M, except the matching filesystem is specified using its
universally unique identifier (UUID) instead of its mount point.
If specified, only sessions with at least one media file whose
label matches this value will be eligible for pruning. This
restriction is in addition to those imposed by the date and the
-M or -u options. This option allows the pruning of all
inventory references to media which may have been overwritten or
lost. Note that this option does not apply to sessions with no
Prunes the dump session identified by the given session id.
xfsinvutil will prompt the operator prior to pruning a dump
session unless the -F option is given.
-C With this option, xfsinvutil performs consistency checks for all
entries in the inventory database. It fixes any problems found.
If no consistent entries are found , the corresponding inventory
database file is removed.
When run with -i, xfsinvutil will present the operator with a
hierarchical representation of the xfsdump inventory. In this mode,
the operator can use the arrow keys (or the h j k l keys) to navigate
the inventory and also use the following keys and functionality:
+ Expand a branch of the tree.
- Collapse a branch of the tree.
* Fully expand a branch of the tree.
% Fully collapse a branch of the tree.
h Move selection to the parent entry.
l Move selection to the child entry.
j Move selection to next entry.
k Move selection to previous entry.
d Mark the current record, and all sub-records, to be deleted.
u Clear the current record and all parent records from being
i Import another xfsdump inventory.
? Show help window.
x Commit any changes made to the inventory, and exit the program.
q Exit the program without committing any changes to the
Inventories from other hosts can be imported to create a larger
common inventory. It is recommended that the contents of
/var/lib/xfsdump/inventory on the remote host be copied to a
temporary local directory prior to running xfsinvutil. When
xfsinvutil is run in interactive mode, and the operator hits i, they
will be prompted for the path to the inventory to be imported.
xfsinvutil will then add the contents of the imported inventory to
the main window, and all entries will be marked as imported. The
operator can then delete any of these entries that are not to be
imported. When the operator commits the changes, xfsinvutil will
import any entries which were not marked as deleted. Deleted entries
are not actually deleted from the original imported inventory.
Each dump session updates an inventory database in
/var/lib/xfsdump/inventory. xfsdump uses the inventory to determine
the base of incremental and resumed dumps.
This database can be displayed by invoking xfsdump with the -I
option. The display uses tabbed indentation to present the inventory
hierarchically. The first level is filesystem. The second level is
session. The third level is media stream (currently only one stream
is supported). The fourth level lists the media files sequentially
composing the stream.
This page is part of the xfsdump (XFS dump and restore) project.
Information about the project can be found at ⟨http://xfs.org/⟩. If
you have a bug report for this manual page, see
⟨http://oss.sgi.com/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?product=XFS⟩. This page was
obtained from the project's upstream Git repository
⟨git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/fs/xfs/xfsprogs-dev.git⟩ on 2017-03-13.
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