Create a Script from R-Drive Image

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You may create scripts directly from R-Drive Image the same way you set a regular action for creating an image of a disk, partition, or an entire hard drive.

To create a script from a disk action

1Click Create an Image on the Action Selection panel and specify all the options and parameters as it is described on the Create an Image topic.
2Click the Script to Clipboard button on the Processing panel and paste the script to any text-processing utility
3Save the script in a file

The default extension for R-Drive Image scripts is .rdi. Go to the Scripting and Command Line Operation topic to learn how to use scripts

To create a script from an existing task

1Click Scheduler/Create Script on the Action Selection panel

The Scheduled Tasks panel will appear.

2Right-click the task the Scheduled Tasks panel
3Select Save as Script in the shortcut menu and specify the name of the script
>R-Drive Image will save the script in the specified file

The default extension for R-Drive Image scripts is .rdi. Go to the Scripting and Command Line Operation topic to learn how to use scripts

To create a new script from the Scheduler

1Click Scheduler/Create Script on the Action Selection panel

The Scheduled Tasks panel will appear.

2Click the Create a Script button on the Scheduled Tasks panel
3Select the objects you want to backup on the Partition Selection panel, image destination on the Image Destination panel, imaging mode on the Imaging Mode panel, image options on the Image Options panel, and backup options on the Backup Options panel.

Go to the Create an Image topic for more details.

Please note that you may use backup sets for creating complex data backup tasks and maintaining data files.

4Specify mail notification options (optional) and applications you want to run when the task will end successfully or failed (optional) on the Mail Notification/Aux Applications panel and click the Next button

These options are not mandatory and you may leave this panel empty.

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5Verify that the information on the Processing panel is correct and click the Save button

You may also click the Script to Clipboard button to copy this script into the Clipboard and paste the script to any text-processing utility.

>R-Drive Image will save the script in the specified file

The default extension for R-Drive Image scripts is .rdi. Go to the Scripting and Command Line Operation topic to learn how to use scripts

To create a script from a scheduled task

1Click Scheduler/Create Script on the Action Selection panel

The Scheduled Tasks panel will appear.

2Right-click the task from which you want to create a script on the Scheduled Tasks panel
3Select in the context menu either Save as script to save the script in a file or Script to Clipboard (Ctrl+C) to copy and paste the script to any text-processing utility.

 

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