Infofile update failed
amdump gives the following error:
infofile update failed
Make sure all directories and files are readable and writable by the Amanda user, within the directory you specified as infofile in amanda.conf(5). Such files occasionally have the wrong ownership set when amanda commands are run as root. Be careful to only run amanda server commands (amadmin(8), amdump(8), amflush(8), amcleanup(8)) as the Amanda user, not as root.
In general it is a good idea to do something like
chown -R amanda:disk /usr/adm/amanda
at the the time you create the infofile and its related directory. (Adjust user/group and path to your installation.)
This text was originally contributed to the AMANDA-FAQ-O-Matic by [email protected].