Disk Based Backups With Amanda On Debian Etch

“This document describes how to set up Amanda (The Advanced
Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver) on Debian Etch. For this
tutorial I chose Ubuntu v7.04 as a backup-client. The resulting
system provides a flexible backup-system with many features. It
will be able to back up multiple hosts via network to various
devices. I chose the disk based backup for this howto.

“This howto is meant as a practical guide; it does not cover the
theoretical backgrounds. They are treated in a lot of other
documents in the web…”