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Posted on 2013-01-18
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Hi Experts,

I want to do 3 things from a VB.Net program.

1. back up system / windows file
2. back up data / folders from HDD
3. restore those from particular location

Kudos to "sedgwick" who gave e an excellent way to call Ghost API from VB with the following line.

To back up the main hard drive:
Process.Start("c:\progra~1\symantec\Norton~1\ghostexp.exe", "-clone,mode=dump,src=1,dst=d:\backups\maindrv.gho")

Can anyone give me the ways, what may be the syntaxes?

Regards,
Soumen
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Hi

Well its this is not api only simple process start so you can basicly use command lines from ghost

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH130961&locale=en_US
and i beleave ghostexp.exe should be Ghost.exe
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by:Soumen-Roy
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@HaiFai,

I am not very familiar with Ghost. So I am not very sure which of the commands are need to be used for those three activities. Can you help to figure out those three command with their parameters, please?

Regards,
Soumen
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Thanx
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