Amrestore: "$" character in the filename to be restored

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The DLE name contains $ character. How can I use amrestore(8) to recover the DLE?


$ is a shell special character as well as Amanda special character.

So, $ has to be escaped twice.

For example:

If DLE is linuxclient //windowsxp/SNAPSHOT$ root-tar

Use either of the following amrestore(8) command options:

amrestore /dev/nst0 linuxclient //windowsxp/SNAPSHOT\\\$
amrestore /dev/nst0 linuxclient '//windowsxp/SNAPSHOT\$'