Amanda (Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver) is the most popular Backup and Archiving software that protects multiple machines running various versions of Linux, UNIX and Microsoft Windows operating systems and comes with support for tapes, optical media, disks, and changers.
AMANDA, the Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver, is a backup system that allows the administrator to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media.
Amanda uses native dump and/or GNU tar facilities and can back up a large number of workstations running multiple versions of Unix. Amanda uses Cygwin or Samba to back up Microsoft Windows servers and desktops.
NOTE: Amanda is licensed and distributed under the terms of the BSD License.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· amdump.X log files use timestamp instead of number, amdump and amdump.1 are maintained as symlink.
· Use the changerfile for the statefile.
· Support CASTOR storage
· New REPORT-USE-MEDIA and REPORT-NEXT-MEDIA setting.
· New --extract, --directory, --data-path and --application-property arguments. It allows to do the extraction on the server.
· --exact-match argument to many command, and '=' prefix to expression.
· It diable use of expression for host, disk, level and datestamp on command line argument.
· All changer scripts.
· Add LOCK-TIMEOUT property.
· Many bug fix