backup_help - Displays help for backup commands
] [ -h
The backup help
command displays the complete online help entry (short
description and syntax statement) for each operation code specified by the
argument. If the -topic
argument is omitted, the output
includes the first line (name and short description) of the online help entry
for every backup
To list every backup command whose name or short description includes a
specified keyword, use the backup apropos
- -topic <help string>+
- Indicates each command for which to display the complete
online help entry. Omit the backup part of the command name,
providing only the operation code (for example, specify dump, not
backup dump). If this argument is omitted, the output briefly
describes every backup command.
- Prints the online help for this command. All other valid
options are ignored.
The online help entry for each backup command consists of the following two or
- The first line names the command and briefly describes its
- The second line lists aliases for the command, if any.
- The final line, which begins with the string
"Usage", lists the command's options in the prescribed order.
Online help entries use the same symbols (for example, brackets) as the
reference pages in this document.
The following example displays the online help entry for the backup
% backup help dump
backup dump: start dump
Usage: backup dump -volumeset <volume set name> -dump <dump level name>
[-portoffset <TC port offset>] [-at <Date/time to start dump>+]
[-append] [-n] [-file <load file>] [-help]
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