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Scheduled Actions, Command Line Operations, and Scripting

This chapter explains how to start disk actions automatically at scheduled times/events and create scripts that can be performed from a command line or command files.

Batch Mode

Scheduler and Unattended Actions

Rotation Options (Backup Sets)

Scripting and Command Line Operations


The Disk Actions chapter explains disk actions such as:

Create an Image of a partition, logical disk, or entire hard drive

Create an Image from Files

Copy Files to a Folder

Restore Data from an Image

Copy Disk to Disk to make an exact copy of one disk on another

Manage partition and logical disks

Mount an Image as a Virtual Logical Disk (read-only)

Unmount Virtual Logical Disks

Check an Image File to check an existing image file


The RAIDs, and Various Disk and Volume Managers chapter explains how to perform disk actions with various compound volumes such as:

Hardware RAIDs

BitLocker Drive Encryption

Windows Software RAIDs, Spanned, and Other Volumes

Windows Storage Spaces

Apple RAIDs

Apple CoreStorage/File Vault/Fusion Drive Volumes

Linux mdadm RAIDs

Linux Logical Volume Manager Volumes


The Startup Version chapter explains how to perform disk actions using the R-Drive Image Startup Version such as:

Create Startup Disk

Load Computer into Startup Mode

Restore Data From an Image

Create an Image

Disk to Disk Copy

Create an Image from Files

Partition Manager

Check an Image File

Network Drives


The Technical Information chapter gives technical information on


Cloud Services

Image Replications


Creating consistent point-in-time backups

Support for Various Disk Partition Schemes and File Systems

Supported Virtual Disk and Disk Image Formats:

Disk Wiping Algorithms

Supported CD and DVD Recorders

List of Hardware Devices Supported in the Startup Mode


The R-Drive Image OEM kit chapter explains how computer system integrators can create system recovery disks for their systems

Create a Master Image

Create Startup Media


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