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Zmanda: Amanda 2.5--A Major New Release of the Open Source Backup Software

Mar 27, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chander Kant)

[ Thanks to Ken Sims for this link. ]

"On March 23rd, 2006, the Amanda team released a major version (2.5) of the software. Overall the focus of the release is on security of the backup process & backed up data, scalability of the backup process and ease of installation & configuration of Amanda.

"Recently security of the backup process has been a hotly discussed topic. Encryption of data across the network as well as while being stored on backup media is critical for privacy concerns and compliance requirements. New security features in Amanda 2.5 help administrators to address these issues..."

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