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Aborting a backup or restore operation using smtape abort command

You can abort a backup or restore operation using the smtape abort command. To abort a backup or restore operation, you must know its job ID.

Step

  1. To abort a backup or restore operation, enter the following command:
    smtape abort job_id

    Note: To abort an SMTape backup or restore operation initiated through NDMP, you must also terminate the associated NDMP session.

    The specified job is aborted and an entry is made in the /etc/log/backup file.

Example

The following example aborts the SMTape operation with job ID 9.
filer>smtape abort 9
Job 9 aborted