restic backup

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
OPTIONS INHERITED FROM PARENT COMMANDS
SEE ALSO

NAME

restic−forget − Remove snapshots from the repository

SYNOPSIS

restic forget [flags] [snapshot ID] [...]

DESCRIPTION

The "forget" command removes snapshots according to a policy. Please note that this command really only deletes the snapshot object in the repository, which is a reference to data stored there. In order to remove this (now unreferenced) data after ’forget’ was run successfully, see the ’prune’ command.

OPTIONS

−l, −−keep−last=0
keep the last n snapshots

−H, −−keep−hourly=0
keep the last n hourly snapshots

−d, −−keep−daily=0
keep the last n daily snapshots

−w, −−keep−weekly=0
keep the last n weekly snapshots

−m, −−keep−monthly=0
keep the last n monthly snapshots

−y, −−keep−yearly=0
keep the last n yearly snapshots

−−keep−within=
keep snapshots that are newer than duration (eg. 1y5m7d2h) relative to the latest snapshot

−−keep−tag=[]
keep snapshots with this taglist (can be specified multiple times)

−−host=""
only consider snapshots with the given host

−−tag=[]
only consider snapshots which include this taglist in the format tag[,tag,...] (can be specified multiple times)

−−path=[]
only consider snapshots which include this (absolute) path (can be specified multiple times)

−c, −−compact[=false]
use compact format

−g, −−group−by="host,paths"
string for grouping snapshots by host,paths,tags

−n, −−dry−run[=false]
do not delete anything, just print what would be done

−−prune[=false]
automatically run the ’prune’ command if snapshots have been removed

−h, −−help[=false]
help for forget

OPTIONS INHERITED FROM PARENT COMMANDS

−−cacert=[]
file
to load root certificates from (default: use system certificates)

−−cache−dir=""
set the cache directory. (default: use system default cache directory)

−−cleanup−cache[=false]
auto remove old cache directories

−−json[=false]
set output mode to JSON for commands that support it

−−key−hint=""
key ID of key to try decrypting first (default: $RESTIC_KEY_HINT)

−−limit−download=0
limits downloads to a maximum rate in KiB/s. (default: unlimited)

−−limit−upload=0
limits uploads to a maximum rate in KiB/s. (default: unlimited)

−−no−cache[=false]
do not use a local cache

−−no−lock[=false]
do not lock the repo, this allows some operations on read−only repos

−o, −−option=[]
set extended option (key=value, can be specified multiple times)

−−password−command=""
specify a shell command to obtain a password (default: $RESTIC_PASSWORD_COMMAND)

−p, −−password−file=""
read the repository password from a file (default: $RESTIC_PASSWORD_FILE)

−q, −−quiet[=false]
do not output comprehensive progress report

−r, −−repo=""
repository to backup to or restore from (default: $RESTIC_REPOSITORY)

−−tls−client−cert=""
path to a file containing PEM encoded TLS client certificate and private key

−v, −−verbose[=0]
be verbose (specify −−verbose multiple times or level n)

SEE ALSO

restic(1)