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man pages section 8: System Administration Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

ntfsinfo(8)

Name

ntfsinfo - dump a file's attributes

Synopsis

ntfsinfo [options] device

Description

The ntfsinfo utility dumps the attributes of inode inode-number or the file path-filename and/or information about the MFT (–m option). Run ntfsinfo without arguments for a full list of options.

Options

Supported options are listed below. Most options have both single-letter and full-name forms. Multiple single-letter options that do not take an argument can be combined. For example, –fv is the equivalent of –f –v. A full-name option can be abbreviated to a unique prefix of its name.

–F, –-file file

Show information about file.

–f, –-force

Overrides some sensible defaults, such as not overwriting an existing file. Use this option with caution.

–h, –-help

Show a list of options with a brief description of each.

–i, –-inode num

Show information about inode identified by num.

–m, –-mft

Show information about the volume.

–q, –-quiet

Suppress some debug, warning, and error messages.

–t, –-notime

Do not display timestamps in the output.

–V, –-version

Show the version number, copyright, and license information.

–v, –-verbose

Display more debug, warning, and error messages.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/file-system/ntfsprogs
Interface Stability
Uncommitted

See Also

attributes(7), ntfsprogs(8), ntfsundelete(8), parted(8)

Authors

ntfsinfo was written by Matthew J. Fanto, Anton Altaparmakov, Richard Russon, Szabolcs Szakacsits, Yuval Fledel, Yura Pakhuchiy and Cristian Klein.