How do I delete a job?

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How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby willrun4fun » Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:25 pm

I have not found a way in the gui. Do or can a command line option do it?
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby willrun4fun » Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:30 pm

well I answered my own question with some more guessing.

veeamconfig job delete --name {job name}

Is there complete command line documentation somewhere yet?
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby tkhyla » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:26 pm

I have problem to delete old backups?
If I delete backup files from disk, it still not disappear from Veeam backup list.
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby PTide » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:31 pm

Hi,

well I answered my own question with some more guessing.

veeamconfig job delete --name {job name}

HINT: you can use bash autocompletion (TAB) to see possible options.

Is there complete command line documentation somewhere yet?

It will be released once we determine which CLI operations are the least intuitive to the end-user so we can focus on those in the documentation :)

Thanks for your input!
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby PTide » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:31 pm

Hi,
I have problem to delete old backups?
If I delete backup files from disk, it still not disappear from Veeam backup list.
Do you mean that you after deletion you can still see the rows on he main page of UI? If so then it seems that you confused backups with backup sessions history that is displayed in UI.

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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby tkhyla » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:56 pm 1 person likes this post

Do you mean that you after deletion you can still see the rows on he main page of UI? If so then it seems that you confused backups with backup sessions history that is displayed in UI.

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When I press R (recovery files) on main page, I can see all restore points on menu. I cannot mount backups anymore because all is deleted from disk. Can that history delete too some way?
Use case is when user define new backup jobs and old job isn't used anymore. Now that history page is mess because there is valid and not valid rows.
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby PTide » Thu Jun 30, 2016 6:09 pm

When I press R (recovery files) on main page, I can see all restore points on menu. I cannot mount backups anymore because all is deleted from disk. Can that history delete too some way?
Confirmed. That's a bug and will be fixed.

Thanks for heads up!
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[MERGED] Job and backup removing

Veeam Logoby micy » Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:03 am

Hi,
how to remove job and backup created before?
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:42 am

You can do that via this command:
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veeamconfig job delete --name {job name}
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby micy » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:33 am

And how to delete the backup?
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby PTide » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:39 am

This functionality is not available in Beta so please just delete the files manually. Deleted restore points will still be visible in the UI though - that's a known limitation.
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby micy » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:44 am

When I run the same job repeatedly for some directory are this backups full or increment?
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby PTide » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:47 am

The very first backup is always full, all subsequent backups are incremental. If you delete files from the directory then the backup job will detect that full backup is missing and will construct another one.
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby micy » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:20 am

There is a lot of limitations and bugs. When will a next beta version be?
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Re: How do I delete a job?

Veeam Logoby PTide » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:29 am

There is a lot of limitations and bugs.
Could you list some of them that are the most severe and annoying please?

When will a next beta version be?
We don't have a strict deadline for that as we still collecting the feedback and feature requests on Beta1.

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