Linux Newbie Backup Questions...

Aaron Smith asmith at
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:

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

On Thu, 2002-06-06 at 21:56, linux-poweredge-request at 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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