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    driver: FATAL flush line 1: syntax error

    Hi all,
    I upgraded my Amanda clients and server to 2.5.2-1.rhel4. The server and clients are running Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 5). After upgrade, nightly dumps started...
  2. "compress none"

    Yesterday I changed my server-encrypt-root-fast dumptype to use "compress none", and so far so good - last night's dumps completed without a hitch. Thanks so much!
  3. Hi Ppragin - I tried this for last night's dumps,...

    Hi Ppragin - I tried this for last night's dumps, but both / and /var failed with the same errors. From amstatus:

    localhost:/ 0 driver: (aborted:"[request failed: timeout...
  4. dumps of Amanda server's local root partition failing

    Hi all,
    I am trying to troubleshoot repeated dump failurs that are only occuring when my Amanda server tries to back up it's local root partition. Similar failures also occasionally occur on...
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    Hi all - I upgraded the server and clients to...

    Hi all -
    I upgraded the server and clients to 2.5.1p1-1, but amoverview is still returning an empty chart:


    date 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09 09...
  6. Upgraded server and all clients to 2.5.1p1-1. It...

    Upgraded server and all clients to 2.5.1p1-1. It still doesn't like the reserved-tcp-port directive in amanda.conf:

    -sh-3.00$ rpm -qa | grep amanda
    amanda-backup_server-2.5.1p1-1.rhel4
    ...
  7. amdump: start at Wed Nov 1 03:15:01 EST 2006...

    amdump: start at Wed Nov 1 03:15:01 EST 2006
    amdump: datestamp 20061101
    planner: pid 7183 executable /usr/lib/amanda/planner version 2.5.1b2
    planner: build: VERSION="Amanda-2.5.1b2"
    planner: ...
  8. Without quotes doesn't work either. Here's the...

    Without quotes doesn't work either. Here's the paste from my amanda.conf:


    tapebufs 20 # A positive integer telling taper how many
    # 32k buffers to allocate. ...
  9. And, one more time, an amcheck run on just the...

    And, one more time, an amcheck run on just the host that is down:

    cat /tmp/amanda/server/ISDaily2.5/amcheck.20061101104702.debug

    amcheck: debug 1 pid 14416 ruid 502 euid 0: start at Wed Nov 1...
  10. Here I run amcheck against a host that is in fact...

    Here I run amcheck against a host that is in fact up and running:


    -sh-3.00$ amcheck ISDaily2.5 cfdev.xxx.xxxx.xxx
    Amanda Tape Server Host Check
    -----------------------------
    Holding disk...
  11. P.S. - I tried specifying the "reserved-tcp-port"...

    P.S. - I tried specifying the "reserved-tcp-port" variable as mentioned here: http://wiki.zmanda.com/index.php/Amanda.conf by putting the following in amanda.conf:

    reserved-tcp-port "512,1023"
    ...
  12. Hi Kevin, My timeout values in amanda.conf are...

    Hi Kevin,
    My timeout values in amanda.conf are as follows:

    etimeout 300 # number of seconds per filesystem for estimates.
    dtimeout 3600 # number of idle seconds before a dump is aborted....
  13. amcheck, amdump failing when a single client is unavailable

    Hi all -
    Since I changed to bsdtcp auth, amcheck and amdump fail/never finish when one of my backup clients is unavailable. This means that if one Amanda client is down, my entire backup fails. :( ...
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    OK, Martineau had the solution: I needed a ...

    OK, Martineau had the solution: I needed a /etc/amanda/amanda-client.conf with auth "bsdtcp" on each backup client. thanks so much!
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    Paddy, I can't recover from backup running...

    Paddy,
    I can't recover from backup running amrecover on the Amanda server:


    amrecover ISDaily2.5 -s middenheap.xxx.edu -t middenheap.xxx.edu -d changer
    AMRECOVER Version 2.5.1b2. Contacting...
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    I'm having the exact same problem. I changed my...

    I'm having the exact same problem. I changed my auth type to bsdtcp in hopes that it would resolve other issues I was having with unpredictable client timeouts, which so far it did, but now I can't...
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    empty amoverview chart in 2.5.1b2-1

    Hi all -
    When I run the following command as the 'amandabackup' user on my Amanda server:

    amoverview ISDaily2.5 -hostwidth=20 -diskwidth=20

    I get an empty chart:


    (snip)
    '2006-10-01...
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    Thanks! Also, are incremental backups only...

    Thanks! Also, are incremental backups only supported when running mysql-zrm on the machine local to the mysql databases? I'm trying to do an incremental backup of a different host, but the backups...
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    Hi Paddy - does the backup user need SUPER rights...

    Hi Paddy - does the backup user need SUPER rights in order to perform incremental backups?
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    So far so good! I had to rpm -e the...

    So far so good! I had to rpm -e the amanda-backup_client on the server machine before this new RPM would install, but I guess that means I shouldn't have had both the server and client RPMs installed...
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    Yes, I am running RHEL4. Fingers crossed...

    Yes, I am running RHEL4.
    Fingers crossed...
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    OK, so I started fresh with a new amanda.conf...

    OK, so I started fresh with a new amanda.conf derived from the example amanda.conf that comes with the RPM. I think I've narrowed down the segfaults to when my disklist file contains a combination...
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    Well I guess I spoke too soon - amdump is still...

    Well I guess I spoke too soon - amdump is still seg faulting. I will try doing the dumps as amandabackup and will look for the core files.

    I also might try starting fresh with an Amada config file...
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    So while I was waiting for a response on this...

    So while I was waiting for a response on this thread I decided to work a bit more on my cfengine scripts that install and configure amanda. Previously I had been installing/upgrading tar by hand...
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    taper: DONE [idle wait: 30.589 secs]...

    taper: DONE [idle wait: 30.589 secs]
    /usr/sbin/amdump: line 109: 4169 Done $libexecdir/planner$SUF $conf "$@"
    4170 Aborted | $libexecdir/driver$SUF $conf...
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