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Date:      Fri, 5 Jan 1996 11:15:23 -0700 (MST)
From:      Terry Lambert <>
Subject:   Re: Tar backup to another machine ?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Scott Blachowicz" at Jan 5, 96 08:40:58 am

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> > You would probably be better off using the "Amanda" port in "packages"
> > if your intent is to perform remote backups.
> Is it possible to use amanda to do backups without having a "work" disk?
> At one point, I was fiddling with using it to manage backups on my home
> system, but I just want it to manage the dumps.  I don't need it to
> parallelize anything or buffer anything (nor do I have the free disk space
> to allow it to).
> Also, is it possible for amanda to put multiple days' backups on the same
> tape?  I've got a 2.3Gb tape drive (Exabyte), but I don't have THAT much
> stuff to backup.  Or does it really need one tape per backup run?
> Or am I better off just cobbling together my own scripts to automate it?
> Or should I RTFM better/more thoroughly? :-)


I have to admit to using rdump.

					Terry Lambert
Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.

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