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Date:      Tue, 05 Nov 1996 10:36:47 -0600
From:      Hal Snyder <>
To:        Robert Chalmers <>
Cc:        bsd <>
Subject:   Re: postgres also amanda [q]
Message-ID:  <>
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Robert Chalmers wrote:

> Just wondering, how does amanda work. Does it send files to another
> system for backup, or does it take files from another system to be backed up?

Amanda has both client and server sides.  It can do dump or tar on a
client, then sends the bits over a dedicated UDP port to the server
which has the tape drive.  See

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