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Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

Displays current volume shadow copy backups and all installed shadow copy writers and providers. To view the command syntax for any of the commands in the following table, click the command name.



Vssadmin add shadowstorage

Adds a volume shadow copy storage association.

Vssadmin create shadow

Creates a new volume shadow copy.

Vssadmin delete shadows

Deletes volume shadow copies.

Vssadmin delete shadowstorage

Deletes volume shadow copy storage associations.

Vssadmin list providers

Lists registered volume shadow copy providers.

Vssadmin list shadows

Lists existing volume shadow copies.

Vssadmin list shadowstorage

Lists all shadow copy storage associations on the system.

Vssadmin list volumes

Lists volumes that are eligible for shadow copies.

Vssadmin list writers

Lists all subscribed volume shadow copy writers on the system.

Vssadmin resize shadowstorage

Resizes the maximum size for a shadow copy storage association.