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Re: backup

On Mon, 16 Dec 2002 19:36, C. R. Oldham wrote:
> We used to use Amanda before we got a tape library and began backing up
> all our servers into the library.  We have a heterogenous network
> (Linux, Win2000 with Exchange, Oracle).  My experience with Amanda is
> that it works pretty well if you
> are doing Unix clients only, but doing a heterogenous network requires
> lots of scripting.  Plus Amanda doesn't drive tape changers/libraries
> out of the box.  It needs some scripting to do that as well.

I'm only interested in backing up Linux and Solaris servers (and Solaris is 
optional) so lack of cross platform support is not a problem.

How difficult is the scripting to change tapes?  What exactly needs to be 

Does anyone have some sample scripts?

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