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       xfsinvutil - xfsdump inventory database checking and pruning utility


       xfsinvutil [-F|-i] [-m media_label] -M mount_point mm/dd/yyyy
       xfsinvutil [-F|-i] [-m media_label] -u UUID mm/dd/yyyy
       xfsinvutil -i
       xfsinvutil -C


       xfsdump      maintains      an     online     dump     inventory     in
       /var/lib/xfsdump/inventory.  The -I  option  of  xfsdump  displays  the
       inventory  contents  hierarchically.   The levels of the hierarchy are:
       filesystem, dump session, stream, and media file.

       xfsinvutil  is  a  utility  to  check  this  inventory   database   for
       consistency,  to remove entries of dump sessions which may no longer be
       of relevance, and to browse the contents of the inventory.

       The following command line options are available:

       -F   Don’t prompt the operator.  When xfsinvutil encounters a  matching
            dump  session,  xfsinvutil  will  normally  ask  the  operator for
            permission to delete the entry. With this option the  deletion  is
            performed, no questions asked.

       -i   Interactive  mode.   Causes  xfsinvutil to run in a mode that will
            allow the operator to  browse  and  modify  the  contents  of  the
            inventory.  Please refer to the Interactive Mode section below for
            more information.

       -M mount_point mm/dd/yyyy
            Prunes dump sessions identified by the  given  mount  point  which
            were  created prior to the specified date. Optionally -m may be be
            specified to further limit the matching  dump  sessions  by  media
            label.   xfsinvutil  will  prompt  the operator prior to pruning a
            dump session unless the -F or -i options are given.

       -u UUID mm/dd/yyyy
            Like -M, except the matching filesystem  is  specified  using  its
            universally unique identifier (UUID) instead of its mount point.

       -m media_label
            If  specified,  only  sessions  with at least one media file whose
            label matches this value  will  be  eligible  for  pruning.   This
            restriction is in addition to those imposed by the date and the -M
            or -u options.  This option allows the pruning  of  all  inventory
            references  to media which may have been overwritten or lost. Note
            that this option does not apply to sessions with no media files.

       -C   With this option, xfsinvutil performs consistency checks  for  all
            entries  in  the inventory database.  It fixes any problems found.
            If no consistent entries are found , the  corresponding  inventory
            database file is removed.

   Interactive Mode
       When  run  with  -i,  xfsinvutil  will  present  the  operator  with  a
       hierarchical representation of the xfsdump inventory.   In  this  mode,
       the  operator  can use the arrow keys (or the h j k l keys) to navigate
       the inventory and also use the following keys and functionality:

       +    Expand a branch of the tree.

       -    Collapse a branch of the tree.

       *    Fully expand a branch of the tree.

       %    Fully collapse a branch of the tree.

       h    Move selection to the parent entry.

       l    Move selection to the child entry.

       j    Move selection to next entry.

       k    Move selection to previous entry.

       d    Mark the current record, and all sub-records, to be deleted.

       u    Clear the  current  record  and  all  parent  records  from  being

       i    Import another xfsdump inventory.

       ?    Show help window.

       x    Commit any changes made to the inventory, and exit the program.

       q    Exit  the program without committing any changes to the inventory.

       Inventories from other hosts can be imported to create a larger  common
       inventory.     It    is    recommended    that    the    contents    of
       /var/lib/xfsdump/inventory on the remote host be copied to a  temporary
       local directory prior to running xfsinvutil.  When xfsinvutil is run in
       interactive mode, and the operator hits i, they will  be  prompted  for
       the path to the inventory to be imported.  xfsinvutil will then add the
       contents of the imported inventory to the main window, and all  entries
       will  be marked as imported.  The operator can then delete any of these
       entries that are not to be imported.  When  the  operator  commits  the
       changes,  xfsinvutil  will  import any entries which were not marked as
       deleted.  Deleted entries are not actually deleted  from  the  original
       imported inventory.


       Each    dump    session    updates    an    inventory    database    in
       /var/lib/xfsdump/inventory.  xfsdump uses the  inventory  to  determine
       the base of incremental and resumed dumps.

       This  database can be displayed by invoking xfsdump with the -I option.
       The  display  uses  tabbed  indentation  to   present   the   inventory
       hierarchically.   The  first  level is filesystem.  The second level is
       session.  The third level is media stream (currently only one stream is
       supported).   The  fourth  level  lists  the  media  files sequentially
       composing the stream.


                                dump inventory database


       xfsdump(8), xfsrestore(8).