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atakacs
June 27th, 2013, 03:24 AM
Folks

I'd like to setup a remote backup using the Windows client (i.e. a machine located in a remote site to be backed up to my Amanda server).

Do / should I setup a VPN or can I use the client "as is" (by opening the necessary ports in the firewall for the client to "talk" with the server) ? Does it do encryption by itself ?

I have tried to go through the documentation but could not really find a a definitive answer for this question...

zbackup
June 27th, 2013, 02:17 PM
You need the backup server to be able to initiate the connection to the client using a fixed name or IP address.

Community edition of the Zmanda Windows Client does not support encryption.

atakacs
June 27th, 2013, 08:57 PM
You need the backup server to be able to initiate the connection to the client using a fixed name or IP address.

Community edition of the Zmanda Windows Client does not support encryption.

Thanks for you response. VPN it is, then... :)