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    UPD. for now i solved it by changing backup...

    UPD. for now i solved it by changing backup server hostname (domain) to a subdomain which is of a known domain for smtp.

    however, i do not like this solution, so if anyone can help with above -...
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    amanda email delivery from: issue

    hi all!

    i have a server with authomatic reporting via email account with smtp authentication. i use senmail (postfix auth did not work for me) which is set up using .mailrc file:


    set...
  3. Thread: amlabel errors

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    i used another linux in the mean time. switched...

    i used another linux in the mean time. switched from ubuntu to opensuse. this did not change a thing.

    just for a joke tried playing with blocksize in amanda.conf

    changing from 1m to 128k...
  4. Thread: amlabel errors

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    having the same problem with "Error writing...

    having the same problem with

    "Error writing tapestart header: Kernel gave unexpected write() result of "Device or resource busy" on device /dev/nst0"

    and this is ONLY with...
  5. if someone has a better solution which does not...

    if someone has a better solution which does not require recompilation of the whole amanda please share.

    there was a mismatch in user = amanda for precompiled rpms in opensuse 13.1 and my last...
  6. this is a problem with pre-built packages....

    this is a problem with pre-built packages. somewhere inside executables as it looks there is a hardcoded user name. i had the same problem.

    solved it by copy-pasting a line for amandabackup in...
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    some file info stored in the index files

    subj would be nice!

    we are using amanda to back up some files to tapes for long term storage and i find it really inconvenient there is NO info on the files stored except file names.

    at least...
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    if you really just want to re-create the vtape,...

    if you really just want to re-create the vtape, first run amrmtape to maintain your records integrity... then you may recreate the dir and amlabel it.

    my guess is that even the best file system is...
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    parse tape label to post-backup script?

    hi all,

    could not find anything useful with search, so...

    is there an easy way to parse tape label of the backup which was just finished to the script which i want to execute post-dle-backup? ...
  10. possible because i'm being genuinely stupid...

    possible because i'm being genuinely stupid misreading Gb for Tb... :o

    the error message threw me off though. in previous version (i had 2.6 before) normally there was a message "flush-dump...
  11. email states following: Hostname: fs01 Org ...

    email states following:

    Hostname: fs01
    Org : cpst
    Config : cpst
    Date : June 20, 2013

    There are 8341M of dumps left in the holding disk.
    They will be flushed on the next run.
  12. unable to flush - "process terminated while waiting to flush"

    hi all!

    since couple of days i began to get following message: process terminated while waiting to flush

    when trying to run amflush manually.

    amdump runs through by cron, but then no...
  13. update: finally i decided to kill the process and...

    update: finally i decided to kill the process and was unsuccessful (all CPUs were on i/o wait and nothing could be terminated, despite DEFUNCT status). so i had to reboot the server, ran amcleanup.
    ...
  14. amanda server: chunker takes forever, backup never finishes.

    hello all!

    recently we had a power outage and my backup server crashed during backup process.

    server is configured with virtual tapes (15 x 500G on a 20 Tb disk).

    after crash i have removed...
  15. Quantum LTO4-HH tape: "Error writing block: Success"

    hi all!

    having a very strange problem with writing to tape:


    driver: state time 46570.974 free kps: 102400 space: 219000727 taper: DOWN idle-dumpers: 2 qlen tapeq: 0 runq: 0 roomq: 0 wakeup: 0...
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    hi all! resolved! the trick was to start...

    hi all!

    resolved!

    the trick was to start from the client

    ssh mfs01 -l amandabackup

    and accept the key.
    this is somehow never mentioned like that in the docs... or at least i missed it :-)
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    anyone? please! I'm slowly out of ideas......

    anyone? please!

    I'm slowly out of ideas... amdump from server works fine, but amrecover fails even locally on the server...

    checked amanda-client.conf in the /etc/amanda on both machines -...
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    amrecover ssh host key verification failed

    Hi All!

    server: SLES10sp2 x64, amanda 2.6.1p1
    client: Debian_etch amanda 2.6.1

    After checking and rechecking my configs i still get a strange error

    # amrecover
    Host key verification...
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