Linux Newbie Backup Questions...

Aaron Smith asmith at nexcerpt.com
Fri Jun 7 08:13:01 CDT 2002


Amanda really isn't that difficult to set up, especially if you're
able to follow directions.  :)  Also, the mailing list for Amanda
is VERY active and a lot of help is available.  The chapter from the
book Unix Backup and Recovery that deals with setting up and using
Amanda is on line here:
	http://www.backupcentral.com/amanda.html

John Jackson, the fellow who wrote this piece, posts on the Amanda 
mailing list daily.  Plus...you can't beat the price of Amanda...FREE!

On Thu, 2002-06-06 at 21:56, linux-poweredge-request at dell.com wrote:

> 
> You'll want to go with Amanda or a commercial product,
> and Amanda will not make your life easy.  It's not
> the easiest software to set up especially when an
> autoloader is involved.  You'll need the mtx utilities
> to operate the loader and will need to learn some
> scripting... it's a good product though.
> 
> David
> 
> 

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