Viewing backups of the SnapCenter repository

You can display a list of SnapCenter Server database repository backups by running the Get-SmRepositoryBackups cmdlet.

About this task

The repository backups are created according to the schedule specified in the Protect-SmRepository cmdlet.


  1. Launch PowerShell.
  2. From the command prompt, enter the following cmdlet, and then provide credentials to connect to the SnapCenter Server: Open-SMConnection
  3. List all available SnapCenter database backups using the Get-SmRepositoryBackups cmdlet.
    The information regarding the parameters that can be used with the cmdlet and their descriptions can be obtained by running Get-Help command_name. Alternatively, you can also refer to the Cmdlet Reference Guide.

    SnapCenter Software 4.4 Cmdlet Reference Guide