writer

Verifies that a writer or component is included or excludes a writer or component from the backup or restore procedure. If used without parameters, writer displays help at the command prompt.

Syntax

writer verify [<Writer> | <Component>]
writer exclude [<Writer> | <Component>]

Parameters

Parameter Description
verify Verifies that the specified writer or component is included in the backup or restore procedure. The backup or restore procedure will fail if the writer or component is not included.
exclude Excludes the specified writer or component from the backup or restore procedure.
[<Writer> ]

Examples

To verify a writer by specifying its GUID (for this example, 4dc3bdd4-ab48-4d07-adb0-3bee2926fd7f), type:

writer verify {4dc3bdd4-ab48-4d07-adb0-3bee2926fd7f}

To exclude a writer with the name "System Writer," type:

writer exclude "System Writer"

Additional references

Command-Line Syntax Key