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Initializing the Restic Repo

Tags: Restic 

Any interaction with Restic requires you first to initialize the repo to perform actions. To do so, follow the instructions below  -

Windows

With Windows Servers, from PowerShell, run the following command to initialize the restic repo (you must include the periods) -

. c:\windows\system32\restic_repo.ps1

Linux

With Linux, from the command line, run the following command to initialize the restic repo (you must include the periods) -

. /root/.restic_var

Once this has been completed, you may utilize restic commands.

Written by Hostwinds Team  /  June 5, 2021