"SLC5X: applications/system: amanda

amanda - A network-capable tape backup solution.

Website: http://www.amanda.org
License: BSD
Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
AMANDA, the Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver, is a
backup system that allows the administrator of a LAN to set up a
single master backup server to back up multiple hosts to one or more
tape drives or disk files.  AMANDA uses native dump and/or GNU tar
facilities and can back up a large number of workstations running
multiple versions of Unix.  Newer versions of AMANDA (including this
version) can use SAMBA to back up Microsoft(TM) Windows95/NT hosts.
The amanda package contains the core AMANDA programs and will need to
be installed on both AMANDA clients and AMANDA servers.  Note that you
will have to install the amanda-client and/or amanda-server packages as


amanda-2.5.0p2-9.el5.src [1.7 MiB] Changelog by Lukas Nykryn (2011-09-23):
- fix bz#456141 - bash metacharacters
- fix bz#508111 - option -k in amfetchdump
amanda-2.5.0p2-8.el5.src [1.7 MiB] Changelog by Daniel Novotny (2009-07-11):
- patch for bz#456141 dropped (needs to be fixed also in tar)

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