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    Thanks & clarification

    Thanks for pointing this out, Dustin.

    To make sure I understand correctly, since my amanda.conf doesn't include the "send-amreport-on" statement, the default value is 'all' which means that Amanda...
  2. Thread: Tape Library help

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    Ok... It's using /dev/nstx because that's what...

    Ok... It's using /dev/nstx because that's what *I* put in the client's /etc/amanda/TestLibrary/amanda-client.conf:

    tapedev "/dev/nst0"

    But this circles back to the original...
  3. Thread: Tape Library help

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    Ok, I ran: #amtape {config} show and can...

    Ok, I ran:

    #amtape {config} show

    and can see the desired tapes sitting is slots 1,2,3...

    -sh-3.2$ amtape TestLibrary show
    amtape: scanning all 24 slots in tape-changer rack:
    slot <error>:...
  4. Thread: Tape Library help

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    Well I thought it was an error, but it was...

    Well I thought it was an error, but it was probably just an informational message which I'm not sure how to react to. i.e. "How do I know which slot TestLibraryXX tape is in if 'mtx -f /dev/changer...
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    I tried that first and got the same response...

    I tried that first and got the same response about compression still being enabled - even after I issued the command: "mt -f /dev/nst0 compression 0"

    Here's the output:

    # amtapetype -c -t...
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    the problem with compression

    So I understand that compression is a bad thing, so I'm trying to disable it. On CentOS 5.4, and using an HP MSL2024 Tape Library, I'm trying:

    # mt -f /dev/nst0 compression 0
    /dev/nst0:...
  7. Thread: Tape Library help

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    progress

    After changing the tapedev to /dev/nst1 and labeling the tapes it appears that my first test backup to our HP MSL2024 Tape Library succeeded.

    Though when trying to do a test restore, without the...
  8. Thread: Tape Library help

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    Tape Library help

    Hello

    I'm trying to config a Tape Library with Amanda 2.6.1 with CentOS 5.4 server and clients. I've gotten Amanda to work with vtapes and harddisk backups, as well as backups to a single tape...
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