How To:Backup AFS Volumes

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Note: the technique used here (wrapping GNU Tar) is deprecated in favor of using an Application API application. If you are backing up AFS filesystems, please post to amanda-users to see if anyone else is working on such an application.

You need to download the tar package if you want to backup AFS volume with amanda.

It is also available at

  • anonymous cvs from and checkout project 'amanda-afs'

The Amanda patch for backing up AFS volume is included in the distribution.

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