Shadow Defender Manual
 
 

Command Line Tool Usage

After the installation is finished, the command line tool 'C:\Program Files\Shadow Defender\CmdTool.exe' can be used to operate shadow mode.

Command line arguments: /pwd:[OLD_PASSWORD] [/list] [/xpwd:NEW_PASSWORD] [/enter:DRIVE_LETTER] [/exit:DRIVE_LETTER] [/commit:FILE_OR_DIRECTORY] [/now] [/reboot] [/shutdown]

/pwd:[OLD_PASSWORD]

Specify the password, you can do nothing without a correct password.

Examples:

          CmdTool.exe /pwd:123456

          CmdTool.exe /pwd:

/xpwd:[NEW_PASSWORD]

Change the password. If you want to clear the password, please leave NEW_PASSWORD empty.

Examples:

          CmdTool.exe /pwd:OLD_PASSWORD /xpwd:123456

          CmdTool.exe /pwd:OLD_PASSWORD /xpwd:

/list

List all the drives in Shadow Mode.

Examples:

          CmdTool.exe /pwd:PASSWORD /list

/enter:DRIVE_LETTER

Place the specified drives in Shadow Mode. Reboot is required for this change to take effect.

Examples:

          CmdTool.exe /pwd:PASSWORD /enter:CDE

/exit:DRIVE_LETTER

Place the specified drives in Normal Mode. Reboot is required for this change to take effect.

Examples:

          CmdTool.exe /pwd:PASSWORD /exit:CDE

/commit:FILE_OR_DIRECTORY

Commit the specified file or directory.

Examples:

          CmdTool.exe /pwd:PASSWORD /commit:"C:\Test\test.txt"

          CmdTool.exe /pwd:PASSWORD /commit:"C:\Test"