3.3 features

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Not all changes are listed. Please check man pages.
  • chg-aggregate: new changer that use other changer sequentially.
  • meta-volume
  • Add meta label in tapelist file
  • chg-disk:
    • support for removable disk
    • new NUM-SLOT property
    • new AUTO-CREATE-SLOT property
    • new REMOVABLE property
    • new MOUNT property
    • new UMOUNT property
    • new UMOUNT-LOCKFILE property
    • new UMOUNT-IDLE property
  • new taperscan algorithm:
    • oldest: this algorithm try to run through the volumes in the oldest order
    • lexical: this algorithm try to run through the volumes in the natural order
  • Change in amanda.conf
    • new meta-autolabel option
    • autolabel can include org, config, barcode, meta in the label
    • new client-name option in appication and script
  • application and script in amanda-client.conf can be used to set default properties for application or script
  • amlabel
    • The label argument is no longer required, an autolabel can be generated
    • new --meta option
    • new --barcode option
    • new --assign option
  • amgtar, amstar: The path must be specified, it will not works with a device.
  • amrecover: decompression and decryption are now done on the client if compression/encryption was done on the client
  • amtape: inventory print the current slot
  • amanda.conf:
    • autoflush have value "no|yes|all"
    • script have single-execution setting
    • Add pre-amcheck, post-amcheck, pre-estimate, post-estimate, pre-backup and post-backup to execute-on of script
    • Add taperscan and interactivity section
    • add 'server' value in recovery-limit
    • add dump-limit in a dumptype
  • amanda-client.conf
    • add amdump-server setting
  • script are searched in $APPLICATION_DIR, $CONFIG_DIR/<conf>/application and $CONFIG_DIR/application
  • amservice amservice(8)
    • add -s argument
    • is also installed on client
  • new amdumpd server service, if enable, it allow client to start a backup of itself
  • new amdump_client program, it is use on client to start a backup of itself
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