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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)