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gregc
June 13th, 2007, 07:32 AM
Hi!

Recently I've configured Amanda server v. 2.5.2 and would like to back up Linux RedHat 7.3 client with amanda client 2.4.2p2. Unfortuantely I can not install new amanda client because of need of GLIBC2.3 on RedHat 7.3. As I could not find GLIBC2.3.4 for RH7.3 I decided to use amanda-client-2.4.2p2.

Unfortunately after configuration with xinetd I receive error:

Warning: serv1.mycompany.com: selfcheck request failed: tcpm_recv_token: invalid size: Amanda 2.4 NAK HANDLE SEQ 0
ERROR expected "Amanda", got ""

I changed user name and chown of client folders from "amanda" (set up by default by amanda-client-2.4.2p2) to "amandabackup" to make it more compatibile with new server.
Listing of "amanda" file in xinetd.d :
# default: on
# description: The client for the Amanda backup system.\
# This must be on for systems being backed up\
# by Amanda.

service amanda
{
disable = no
socket_type = stream
protocol = tcp
wait = no
user = amandabackup
group = disk
groups = yes
server = /usr/lib/amanda/amandad
server_args = -auth=bsdtcp amdump

}

When I make change:
socket_type = dgram , and
protocol = udp
I am receiving another error while doing amcheck on server:

Warning: serv1.mycompany.com: selfcheck request failed: Connection refused

Has anyone got idea how to get amanadas 2.5.2 and 2.4.2p2 get communicated???

Many thanks in advance
Greg

ktill
June 13th, 2007, 02:42 PM
Amanda 2.4.2p2 client only understands bsd auth.

So Amanda server v2.5.2 needs to talk to the old client using bsd auth.

See if the following page helps:

http://wiki.zmanda.com/index.php/Configuring_bsd/bsdudp/bsdtcp_authentication

gregc
June 18th, 2007, 02:26 AM
Amanda 2.4.2p2 client only understands bsd auth.

So Amanda server v2.5.2 needs to talk to the old client using bsd auth.

See if the following page helps:

http://wiki.zmanda.com/index.php/Configuring_bsd/bsdudp/bsdtcp_authentication

Thank you!
That helped a lot.

Best regards
Greg