btrbk is a command-line utility in Linux that is used to manage and automate backups of btrfs file systems. btrbk is a flexible and powerful tool that allows you to create and manage snapshots of btrfs file systems, and to schedule and perform backups on a regular basis.
btrbk is designed to work with btrfs, a copy-on-write (CoW) file system that is included in the Linux kernel and is known for its advanced features and capabilities, such as snapshotting, incremental backups, and more. btrbk is designed to leverage these features and provide an easy and convenient way to create and manage backups of btrfs file systems.
To use btrbk, you will need to have the btrbk utility installed on your Linux system. btrbk is usually available as a package in the repositories of popular Linux distributions, and you can install it using the package manager for your specific distribution.
Once btrbk is installed, you can use it to create and manage backups of btrfs file systems. btrbk is a complex and powerful tool that offers a wide range of options and features, and it is recommended to consult the documentation and usage examples to learn how to use btrbk effectively.
btrbk Command Examples
1. Print statistics about configured subvolumes and snapshots:
# btrbk stats
2. List configured subvolumes and snapshots:
# btrbk list
3. Print what would happen in a run without making the displayed changes:
# btrbk --verbose dryrun
4. Run backup routines verbosely, show progress bar:
# btrbk --progress --verbose run
5. Only create snapshots for configured subvolumes:
# btrbk snapshot