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== Purpose ==
== Purpose ==
backup provides data recovery for the department using its six-tape autoloader. It uses [http://www.amanda.org AMANDA] to coordinate the use of UNIX dump and restore commands, and to balance data between tapes.
backup provides data recovery for the department using its six-tape autoloader. It uses [http://www.amanda.org AMANDA] to coordinate the use of UNIX dump and restore commands, and to balance data between tapes.
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More notes on backup can be found [[BackupProcedure|here]].
== Special Info ==
== Special Info ==

Latest revision as of 19:44, 24 July 2006

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Vital Info

Purpose

backup provides data recovery for the department using its six-tape autoloader. It uses AMANDA to coordinate the use of UNIX dump and restore commands, and to balance data between tapes.

More notes on backup can be found here.

Special Info

One of backup's drives has its SMART imminent failure flag stuck on. Until a solution can be found, a key must be pressed during boot up to get the SCSI card to finish initialization.

Dependencies

None.

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