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    this is the way i know to restore backup without...

    this is the way i know to restore backup without amanda installed

    # mt rewind
    # mt fsf NN ( see line number for this host in disklist file )
    # dd if=/dev/nst0 bs=32k count=1
    to read header (...
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    you might want to check backup operator username...

    you might want to check backup operator username account in windows.
    must match with amanda account in server.
    zwc on windows would install amandabackup username, while in server you might use...
  3. Ask : how to get list of file backup in daily mail report ?

    is there a way to include list of file being backup in daily mail report ?
    now i just browse to listfile in amrecover menu command but i think it will be a very useful feature if i can have it...
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    could it be because the file permission reason ?...

    could it be because the file permission reason ?
    did you edit file as root or amanda user?
  5. thanks for the advice. - Paxvor -

    thanks for the advice.

    - Paxvor -
  6. thnks for reply Dustin. True i'm still trying...

    thnks for reply Dustin.
    True i'm still trying to understand how it works and I really hope I find some insight.
    If each amdump overwrite the data it found in tape, what is my best backup strategy...
  7. How to make amdump keep file in tape after remove the file from DLE ..

    Hi all. Hope I can have some understanding.

    1. I used amanda 2.6.0. One time I deleted a file from my DLE. And It seems the amdump also remove it from the tape.
    Is there any way for amdump to...
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    i understand your point , and i couldn't agree...

    i understand your point , and i couldn't agree more.

    I just have this thought to make the most of my situation today ( very big files to backup , limited tape capacity ) until I have the ideal...
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    I change my config into : ==== strategy...

    I change my config into :
    ====

    strategy standard
    dumpcycle 10000
    bumpdays 10000
    =========

    result :
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    is there a way to solve this problem ? anyone....

    is there a way to solve this problem ? anyone.
    any help would be appreciated ..

    paxvor
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    the first backup is no problem , since i know it...

    the first backup is no problem , since i know it must be the full backup.
    but the 2nd and 3rd backup is doing full backup ( I can tell from the size ), even though it says lev 1 backup. I'm...
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    I try to install amanda 2.6.0 on different...

    I try to install amanda 2.6.0 on different machine ( centos)
    I did the same thing as before, and still the results is the same.

    It says dump failure because the size ( which is total size) is...
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    amanda 2.6.0 cant do incremental

    amanda 2.6.0 on RHEL5 64

    here is what I do :
    1. add file1 ( 10 Mb) in my disk, run amdump, success.
    2. add file2 ( 9 Mb) in my disk, run amdump, failed. it says

    FAILURE DUMP SUMMARY:
    ...
  14. I see. I change the tapecycle just for...

    I see.
    I change the tapecycle just for experiment. I didnt do it in my production environment. But maybe sometimes in future I might need to.

    Still, is there a way to reduce from 8 tape to 4 tape...
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    its done now its because the 'data' shouldnt be...

    its done now
    its because the 'data' shouldnt be a folder, just link
    my mistake from beginning


    paxvor
  16. I didnt remove file from disk and I didnt have...

    I didnt remove file from disk and I didnt have the full dump on tape. It seems just been over written.

    Because i'm confused , I try this experiment :

    1. setup 8 vtape, backup 4 files ( with...
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    problem with virtual tape

    i follow this guide to create virtual tape. http://wiki.zmanda.com/index.php/How_To:Set_Up_Virtual_Tapes#Set_up_A_Changer

    but when i run amdevcheck it shows error.

    bash-3.1$ amdevcheck test...
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    yup .. only standard unix tools on server. but...

    yup .. only standard unix tools on server.
    but after go to the internet, i know the answer now :)

    it's 2 step process. one is copying the file, the other is unzip the file and we have to do it...
  19. maybe so ... but still i'm confused. thnks...

    maybe so ...
    but still i'm confused.

    thnks anyway
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    restore zwc backup without amfetchdump ?

    how to restore zwc backup without amfetchdump, but only with standard unix tool?
  21. file missing from tape after change dumpcycle ??

    I'm a newbee , using amanda 2.6.0 in RHEL 64 bit.

    I found that my previous file ( file1 ) in tape is missing after these changes :

    1. change my dumpcycle and runspercycle in amanda.conf.
    2....
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