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grason
November 27th, 2006, 05:36 AM
Good Morning .

I am new to this forum and have a pretty basic question.
Is there a Windows client for Amanda which will perform backups using
TCP/IP (either TC or UDP) protocols, or only using a Samba Share ?

That way, we can backup remote machines, when the client can "reach"
the server.


Thank you

Mike Jacobson
Grason Software

ppragin
November 27th, 2006, 08:06 AM
Hello,
You can download the windows client from this link:
http://www.zmanda.com/downloads/community/2.5.1p2/Windows/AmandaBackupClient-2-5-1p2.msi
Thank You
Pavel Pragin

grason
November 28th, 2006, 04:30 PM
Pavel --

been recovering data from a SCO OSR5 system for the past 30+ hours and
just got back here.

Are you saying "Yes", that the Windows client will work over a TCP/IP stack and does NOT require a Samba share ?

If so, where can I find installation and configuration documentation ?

Thank you

Mike

paddy
November 29th, 2006, 06:05 AM
You can find the images in Zmanda downloads (http://www.zmanda.com/downloads.html) page.

Instructions for Windows client are on Amanda wiki (http://wiki.zmanda.com/index.php/Windows_client).

Paddy

Matt G
February 11th, 2007, 01:42 PM
Hi Paddy (or whom it may concern) -

I've reviewed and followed the installation instruction for the windows client configuration on the WIKI. It is clear that when utilizing SAMBA on the server backup process is straightforward.

However it provides no solution for a remote-backup scenario, specifically:

The client that needs to be backup is not on the same network as the server. Their only method of communication is via TCP/IP (any port) - (eg: a remote user with no VPN).

Does the open source windows client support backup to the server in this scenario? And if so where is the documentation on how to configure this; as once again the current Wiki does not contain it.

Thanks in advance,
Matt

Sachin
February 11th, 2007, 08:52 PM
Hi Matt,

Please have a look at this link - http://wiki.zmanda.com/index.php/Windows_client

-Sachin