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bu2sw - backup data to OpenStack Swift

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bu2sw - backup data to OpenStack Swift


bu2sw [options] (file|directory)


This manual page documents briefly the bu2sw commands.
bu2sw is a command line tool for backup data to OpenStack Swift. provides features are command line interface, and backup rotatition.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.
-h, --help
Show summary of options.
-V, --version
Show program's version number.
-c CONFIG, --config CONFIG
Specify configuration file
--container CONTAINER
Specify container name (default: FQDN of host when executes this command)
-l, --list
Listing object data
-v, --verbose
list verbose
-p PATH [PATH ...], --path PATH [PATH ...]
Backup target files/directory path
-s STDIN --stdin STDIN
Backup target files from stdin pipe or redirect, and specify backup object name
Retrieve backup data
-o OUTPUT, --output OUTPUT
Specify file path of retrieved object (only retrieving simple object)
-d DELETE [DELETE ...], --delete DELETE [DELETE ...]
Delete backup data


The programs are documented by README.rst.


backup2swift was written by Kouhei Maeda <>.
This manual page was written by Kouhei Maeda <>. for the Debian project (and may be used by others).
May 7, 2013 Debian Sid