bu2sw [options] (file|directory)


This manual page documents briefly the bu2sw commands.

bu2sw is a command line tool for backup data to OpenStack Swift. provides features are command line interface, and backup rotatition.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

-V, --version

Show program's version number.

-c CONFIG, --config CONFIG

Specify configuration file

--container CONTAINER

Specify container name (default: FQDN of host when executes this command)

-l, --list

Listing object data

-v, --verbose

list verbose

-p PATH [PATH ...], --path PATH [PATH ...]

Backup target files/directory path

-s STDIN --stdin STDIN

Backup target files from stdin pipe or redirect, and specify backup object name


Retrieve backup data

-o OUTPUT, --output OUTPUT

Specify file path of retrieved object (only retrieving simple object)

-d DELETE [DELETE ...], --delete DELETE [DELETE ...]

Delete backup data

RELATED TO bu2sw3…

The programs are documented by README.rst.


backup2swift was written by Kouhei Maeda <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Kouhei Maeda <[email protected]>. for the Debian project (and may be used by others).