wbadmin.exe – Windows CMD Command

Windows Backup Administration.
The syntax below is for Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, other than where stated. See technet for earlier versions.

Volume paths can be specified using volume drive letters, mount points, or GUID-based volume names.
If you use a GUID-based volume name, it should be terminated with a backslash (\).

You can use the wildcard character (*) in the file name when specifying a path to a file.

Standard ISO 8601 date formats are not supported by wbadmin, use USA formatted dates.


Schedule backups of the folder d:\demo to the network location \\backupshare\BK1 at 12:00 Midnight. and 7:00 P.M.:

C:\> wbadmin enable backup –addtarget:\\backupshare\BK1 –include: d:\demo –user:SS64dom\user64 –password:pass30r6 –schedule:00:00,19:00

Recover data from the backup that was run on 2013-03-31 at 9:00 A.M., located on drive d:

C:\> wbadmin start sysrecovery -version:03/31/2013-09:00 -backupTarget:d:

Create a system state backup and store it on volume F:

C:\> wbadmin start systemstatebackup -backupTarget:F:

Perform a system state recovery of the backup from 03/31/2017 at 9:00 A.M.:

C:\> wbadmin start systemstaterecovery -version:03/31/2017-09:00

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  1. Maximo says:

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