Gets backup storage locations that you specified as part of a backup policy.


   [-Policy] <WBPolicy>


The Get-WBBackupTarget cmdlet gets backup storage locations that you specified for a WBPolicy object that contains a backup policy. Valid locations include disks, volumes, or remote shared folders. To view the list of all online disks, use the Get-WBDisk cmdlet.

You can add the locations that the cmdlet returns to a WBPolicy object by specifying them as backup storage locations to the New-WBBackupTarget cmdlet.

To use Windows ServerĀ® 2012 Backup cmdlets, you must be a member of the Administrators group or Backup Operators group.


Example 1: Get a list of backup targets

PS C:\>$Policy = Get-WBPolicy PS C:\> Get-WBBackupTarget -Policy $Policy

This example gets a list of the storage backup locations from a backup policy.

The first command gets the current backup policy and stores it in a variable named $Policy.

The second command gets the list of storage backup locations from the WBPolicy object that is stored in the $Policy variable.

Required Parameters


Specifies a backup policy object for which to display information.

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False



The Get-WBBackupTarget cmdlet queries the backup policy contained in the specified WBPolicy object.


WBBackupTarget []

The Get-WBBackupTarget cmdlet displays a list of the storage locations that the backup policy object contains.