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NAME

       amaddclient - program to add client to an existing Amanda configuration

SYNOPSIS

       amaddclient --config config ||
                    --client client name ||
                    --diskdev directory to backup [--m] [--dumptype string]
                   [--includefile string] [--includelist string] [--excludefile string]
                   [--excludelist string] [--user string] [--auth string]
                   [--gnutar_list_dir string] [--amandates string] [--no-client-update] [--batch]
                   [--help]

DESCRIPTION

       After Amanda rpms are successfully installed and amserverconfig is run, amaddclient will
       add client to the Amanda configuration.  amaddclient create or update Amanda disklist(5)
       file and create or update /var/lib/amanda/.amandahosts file on the server.

       If --no-client-update is not specified, amaddclient will attempt to update or create
       /var/lib/amanda/.amandahost, amanda-client.conf and gnutar-lists on the client. (See
       ssh-keygen(1) and ssh-add(1) for detail.)

       amaddclient must be run by user backup.

       --config, --client and --diskdev must be specified.

OPTIONS

           Options may be abbreviated, as long as the abbreviation is not ambiguous. Option
           argument can either separated by '=' or a space.  Example: --conf=v253, --client
           client8.zmanda.com

       --config config
           Amanda configuration which this program will add the client to.

       --client client
           The name of the client machine to add. FQDN name recommended.

       --diskdev diskdev
           Directory for this Amanda configuration to backup.

       --m
           Modify existing entry in the disklist(5) file.

           Note: if disklist(5) file has been modified manually, this option might not work.

       --dumptype dumptype
           dumptype to use. Dumptype must be defined in /etc/amanda/template.d/dumptypes or
           /etc/amanda/$config/amanda.conf file. Default: [user-tar]

       --user string
           name of user using amrecover on the client, default is root.

       --auth string
           authentication method to use when running amrecover from the client , default is
           bsdtcp.

       --gnutar_list_dir string
           directory where gnutar keep its state file on the client. Absolute path required.
           Default is /var/lib/amanda/gnutar-lists. If --no-client-update is not set, this
           program will attempt to create the directory on the client.

       --amandates string
           file where amanda keep the date of each dumplevel on the client, default is
           /etc/amandates.

       --batch
           Turn on batch mode when copying files to the client, default is off

       --no-client-update
           If this option is set, amaddclient will not attempt to update/create .amandahosts,
           amanda-client.conf and gnutar-lists file on the client.

       --help
           Display usage.

           If any of the following four options are used,  amaddclient will extend the dumptype
           definition to an in-line definition in the disklist(5) file.

       --includefile string
           string is a glob expression

       --includelist string
           string is a file name on the client containing glob expressions. Specify either
           --includefile or --includelist.

       --excludefile string
           string is a glob expression

       --excludelist string
           string is a file name on the client containing glob expressions. Specify either
           --excludefile or --excludelist.

FILES

       /var/lib/amanda/template.d
           Amanda configuration template files install location

       /var/lib/amanda
           backup home directory

       /var/lib/amanda/.amandahosts
           Amanda authentication file.

       /var/lib/amanda/gnutar-lists
           A directory which contains backup timestamp and list of files backed up.

       /etc/amanda/$config
           Amanda configuration files location for $config(e.g: DailySet1).

       /etc/amanda/template.d
           A directory contains dumptypes and tapetypes files used by all Amanda configurations.

       /etc/amandates
           Amanda file on the client. It keeps track of structures of previous dumps.

       /tmp/amanda
           directory contains Amanda debug log files.

RETURN VALUE

       On success, zero is returned.  On error, 1 is returned.

SEE ALSO

       amanda(8), amanda.conf(5), amserverconfig(8), ssh-keygen(1), ssh-add(1), scp(1)

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

AUTHOR

       Kevin Till <kevin.till@zmanda.com>
           Zmanda, Inc. (http://www.zmanda.com)