wbadmin get status

Reports the status of the backup or recovery operation that is currently running.

To get the status of the currently running backup or recovery operation using this command, you must be a member of the Backup Operators group or the Administrators group, or you must have been delegated the appropriate permissions. In addition, you must run wbadmin from an elevated command prompt, by right-clicking Command Prompt, and then selecting Run as administrator.


This command doesn't stop until the backup or recovery operation is finished. The command continues to run even if you close the command window. To stop the current backup or recovery operation, run the wbadmin stop job command.


wbadmin get status