amdump_client

Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver (Libs)

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/amdump_client.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install amanda-common
Ubuntu
apt-get install amanda-common
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install amanda-common
CentOS
yum install amanda-client
Fedora
dnf install amanda-client
Raspbian
apt-get install amanda-common

amanda-common

Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver (Libs)

This package contains libraries required by the amanda client and server packages and includes the documentation.

amanda-client

Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver (Client)

Amanda is a backup system designed to archive many computers on a network to a single large-capacity tape drive. This package is suitable for large amounts of data to backup. For smaller solutions take a look at afbackup, tob, ... Features: * will back up multiple machines in parallel to a holding disk, blasting finished dumps one by one to tape as fast as they can be can written to tape. For example, a ~2 Gb 8mm tape on a ~240K/s interface to a host with a large holding disk can be filled by Amanda in under 4 hours. * built on top of standard backup software: Unix dump/restore, and later GNU Tar and others. * does simple tape management: will not overwrite the wrong tape. * supports tape changers via a generic interface. Easily customizable to any type of tape carousel, robot, or stacker that can be controlled via the unix command line. * for a restore, tells you what tapes you need, and finds the proper backup image on the tape for you. * recovers gracefully from errors, including down or hung machines. * reports results, including all errors in detail, in email to operators. * will dynamically adjust backup schedule to keep within constraints: no more juggling by hand when adding disks and computers to network. * includes a pre-run checker program, that conducts sanity checks on both the tape server host and all the client hosts (in parallel), and will send an e-mail report of any problems that could cause the backups to fail. * can compress dumps before sending or after sending over the net, with either compress or gzip. * can optionally synchronize with external backups, for those large timesharing computers where you want to do full dumps when the system is down in single-user mode (since BSD dump is not reliable on active filesystems): Amanda will still do your daily dumps. * lots of other options; Amanda is very configurable. THIS PACKAGE RELIES ON A RUNNING AMANDA SERVER IN YOUR NETWORK. For important notes, see /usr/share/doc/amanda-client/README.Debian. Explanation of suggested programs: - gnuplot is needed for plotting statistics of backups