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Cancel a backup

You can cancel a running backup if, for example, you want to do another maintenance of a server and don’t want to wait for the large backup to finish first.

To cancel the backup, use the pbm cancel-backup command.

$ pbm cancel-backup
Backup cancellation has started

After the command execution, the backup is marked as canceled in the pbm status output:

$ pbm status


2020-04-30T18:05:26Z  Canceled at 2020-04-30T18:05:37Z

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Last update: April 15, 2024
Created: April 15, 2024