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Bacula's File Daemon.

28 October 2017
BACULA-SD(8) Network backup, recovery & verification BACULA-SD(8)


bacula-fd - Bacula's File Daemon


bacula-fd [options]


This manual page documents briefly the bacula command. Bacula's File Daemon acts as the interface between the Bacula network backup system and the filesystems to be backed up: it is responsible for reading/writing/verifying the files to be backup'd/verified/restored. Network transfer can optionally be compressed.


-c file Specify the configuration file to use. -d nn Set debug level to nn. -dt Print timestamp in debug output. -T Send debug messages to the trace file. -f Run in foreground (for debugging). -g group Set the group/gid to run as. -k Keep readall permission when dropping privileges. -m Print kaboom output (for debugging). -P Do not create a PID file. -s No signals (for debugging). -t Test the configuration file and report errors. -u user Set the username/uid to run as. -v Set verbose mode. -? Show version and usage of program.


bacula-dir(8), bacula-sd(8).


This manual page was written by Jose Luis Tallon <>.
This man page document is released under the BSD 2-Clause license.
Kern Sibbald 28 October 2017 BACULA-SD(8)
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