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* [[Amanda:What is the difference between "skip-full" and "strategy nofull"?]]
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* [[Amanda:Which tape changer is right for me?]]
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* [[FAQ:Should I use software or hardware compression?]]
 
* [[FAQ:Should I use a holdingdisk when the final destination of the backup is a virtual tape?]]
* [[FAQ:Should I use a holdingdisk when the final destination of the backup is a virtual tape?]]
* [[Amanda:Ok, I'm done with testing Amanda, now I want to put it in production. How can I reset its databases so as to start from scratch?]]
* [[Amanda:Ok, I'm done with testing Amanda, now I want to put it in production. How can I reset its databases so as to start from scratch?]]

Current revision as of 14:14, 29 January 2018

Contents

This section lists frequent questions about Amanda by users who are unfamiliar with how it works. If you have installed Amanda and are having trouble, you may also want to check the Troubleshooting section.

Common Problems

Concepts

Amanda doesn't work like other backup programs. Users who are new to Amanda are often confused by these fundamental differences.

Compatibility

Terminology

Backup Applications

Amanda can interface with an array of backup applications to actually fetch the data from the target system.

Compiling Amanda


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