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|BACKUP_APROPOS(8)||AFS Command Reference||BACKUP_APROPOS(8)|
backup_apropos - Displays each help entry containing a keyword string
backup apropos -topic <help string> [-help]
backup ap -t <help string> [-h]
The backup apropos command displays the first line of the online help entry for any backup command that has in its name or short description the string specified by the -topic argument.
To display the syntax for a command, use the backup help command.
- -topic <help string>
- Specifies the keyword string to match, in lowercase letters only. If the string is more than a single word, surround it with double quotes (" ") or other delimiters.
- Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.
The first line of a command's online help entry names it and briefly describes its function. This command displays the first line for any backup command where the string specified with the -topic argument is part of the command name or first line.
The following example lists all backup commands that include the word "tape" in their names or short descriptions:
% backup apropos tape labeltape: label a tape readlabel: read the label on tape scantape: dump information recovery from tape status: get tape coordinator status
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