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NAME

       amanda-client.conf - Client configuration file for Amanda, the Advanced
       Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver

DESCRIPTION

       amanda-client.conf(5) is the client configuration file for Amanda. This
       manpage lists the relevant sections and parameters of this file for
       quick reference.

       The files <CONFIG_DIR>/amanda-client.conf and
       <CONFIG_DIR>/<config>/amanda-client.conf are loaded.

SYNTAX

       The syntax of amanda-client.conf(5) is identical to that for
       amanda.conf(5).

GLOBAL PARAMETERS

       conf string
           Default: Set by configure. The conf use by amrecover.

       client_username string
           Default: CLIENT_LOGIN. Similar to the parameter of the same name in
           amanda.conf(5), this specifies the username that amrecover should
           send when connecting to the server. It should match the username
           specified in .amandahosts on the server.

       client_port [ int | string ]
           Default: "amanda". Similar to the parameter of the same name in
           amanda.conf(5), this specifies the port to connect on the server.
           It can be a service name or a numeric port number.

       index_server string
           Default: Set by configure. The amindexd server amrecover will
           connect to.

       tape_server string
           Default: Set by configure. The amidxtaped server amrecover will
           connect to.

       tapedev string
           Default: Set by configure. The tapedev amrecover will use.

       auth string
           Default: "bsd". Type of authorization to perform between tape
           server and backup client hosts.

           "bsd", bsd authorization with udp initial connection and one tcp
           connection by data stream.

           "bsdtcp", bsd authorization but use only one tcp connection.

           "bsdudp", like bsd, but will use only one tcp connection for all
           data stream.

           "krb5" to use Kerberos-V authorization.

           "local", if the client is the server, it doesn´t require
           authencation setup.

           "rsh" to use rsh authorization.

           "ssh" to use OpenSSH authorization.

       ssh_keys string
           Default: No default. The key file the ssh auth will use, it must be
           the private key. If this parameter is not specified, then the
           default ssh key will be used.

       gnutar_list_dir string
           Default from configure --with-gnutar-listdir=DIR. The directory
           where gnutar keep its state file.

       mailer string
           Default found by configure. A mail program that can send mail with
           ´MAILER -s "subject" user < message_file´.

       amandates string
           Default: /etc/amandates. The file where amanda keep the last date
           of each dumplevel.

       connect_tries int
           Default: 3. How many times the server will try a connection.

       rep_tries int
           Default: 5. How many times amandad will resend a REP packet if it
           doesn´t get the ACK packet.

       debug_days int
           Default: 3. The number of days the debug files are kept.

       debug_amandad int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the amandad process

       debug_amidxtaped int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the amidxtaped process

       debug_amindexd int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the amindexd process

       debug_amrecover int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the amrecover process

       debug_auth int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the auth module

       debug_event int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the event module

       debug_holding int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the holdingdisk module

       debug_protocol int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the protocol module

       debug_selfcheck int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the selfcheck process

       debug_sendsize int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the sendsize process

       debug_sendbackup int
           Default: 0. Debug level of the sendbackup process

       reserved-udp-port int,int
           Default: --with-udpportrange or 512,1023. Reserved udp port that
           will be used (amrecover with bsd or bsdudp)

       reserved-tcp-port int,int
           Default: --with-low-tcpportrange or 512,1023. Reserved tcp port
           that will be used (amrecover with bsdtcp)

       unreserved-tcp-port int,int
           Default: --with-tcpportrange or 1025,65536. Unreserved tcp port
           that will be used (bsd, bsdudp)

       property string string+
           Adds a global property for this client host, useful for e.g.,
           Application API plugins. The first string is the property name, the
           following strings are the property values

APPLICATION SECTION

       The amanda.conf file may define multiple types of application. The
       information is entered in a application section, which looks like this:
       define application "name" {
           application-option application-value
           ...
       }

       name is the name of this type of application. It is referenced from the
       dumptype

       The application options and values are:

       comment string
           Default: none. A comment string describing this application.

       plugin string
           No default. Must be set to the name of the program. This program
           must be in the $libexecdir/amanda/application directory on the
           client.

       property [append] [priority] string string+
           No default. You can set property for the application, each
           application have a different set of property. Both strings are
           quoted; the first string contains the name of the property to set,
           and the others contains its values.  append keyword append the
           values to the list of values for that property.  priority keyword
           disallow the setting of that property on the server.

SCRIPT SECTION

       The amanda.conf file may define multiple types of script. The
       information is entered in a script section, which looks like this:
       define script "name" {
           script-option script-value
           ...
       }

       name is the name of this type of script. It is referenced from the
       dumptype

       The script options and values are:

       comment string
           Default: none. A comment string describing this script.

       plugin string
           No default. Must be set to the name of the program. This program
           must be in the $libdir/amanda/application directory on the client
           and/or server.

       execute_where [ client | server ]
           Default: client. Where the script must be executed, on the client
           or server. Only client is valid.

       execute_on execute_on[,execute_on]*
           No default. When the script must be executed, you can specify many
           of them:

           pre-dle-amcheck
               Execute before the amcheck command for the dle.

           pre-host-amcheck
               Execute before the amcheck command for all dle for the client.

           post-dle-amcheck
               Execute after the amcheck command for the dle.

           post-host-amcheck
               Execute after the amcheck command for all dle for the client.

           pre-dle-estimate
               Execute before the estimate command for the dle.

           pre-host-estimate
               Execute before the estimate command for all dle for the client.

           post-dle-estimate
               Execute after the estimate command for the dle.

           post-host-estimate
               Execute after the estimate command for all dle for the client.

           pre-dle-backup
               Execute before the backup command for the dle.

           pre-host-backup
               Execute before the backup command for all dle for the client.

           post-dle-backup
               Execute after the backup command for the dle.

           post-host-backup
               Execute after the backup command for all dle for the client.

           pre-recover
               Execute before any level is recovered.

           post-recover
               Execute after all levels are recovered.

           pre-level-recover
               Execute before each level recovery.

           post-level-recover
               Execute after each level recovery.

           inter-level-recover
               Execute between two levels of recovery.

       property [append] [priority] string string+
           No default. You can set property for the script, each script have a
           different set of property. Both strings are quoted; the first
           string contains the name of the property to set, and the others
           contains its values.  append keyword append the values to the list
           of values for that property.  priority keyword disallow the setting
           of that property on the server.

SEE ALSO

       amanda(8), amanda.conf(5), amcrypt(8), aespipe(1)

       The Amanda Wiki: : http://wiki.zmanda.com/

AUTHORS

       James da Silva <jds@amanda.org>

       Stefan G. Weichinger <sgw@amanda.org>