Vtape

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A virtual tape, a kind of volume. Amanda vtapes emulate a tape drive and a changer with a directory tree on the server's hard drives. Amanda utilities such as amrmtape(8) and amtape(8) operate on vtapes just as they do on physical tapes.

See also: FAQ:What's the difference between a vtape and VFS device? and How To:Set Up Virtual Tapes.


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