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Application-api for amanda.

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NAME amanda-applications - Application-api for amanda
DESCRIPTION Describe how to use application with Amanda
APPLICATIONS This section lists the applications included with Amanda. See the individual man pages for instructions on using them. For complete How-To information, consult the Amanda wiki at http://wiki.zmanda.com. · amgtar(8), - use GNU Tar to backup and restore data. · ampgsql(8), - use PostgreSQL's continuous WAL archiving. · amraw(8), - use open and read to read the data. · amsamba(8), - use smbclient to backup and restore data. · amstar(8), - use star to backup and restore data. · amsuntar(8), - use native tar on Solaris to backup and restore data. · amzfs-sendrecv(8), - use zfs to create a snapshot and use 'zfs send' to generate the backup. · amzfs-snapshot(8), - use zfs to create a snapshot and for use with other applications (e.g. amgtar)
DEFINING APPLICATIONS An application is defined in amanda.conf(5) as follows: define application-tool $appconfigname { plugin "$pluginname" property "$PROPERTY_NAME" "$PROPERTY_VALUE" ... } and then referenced in a dumptype as define dumptype $dumptypename { ... program "APPLICATION" application "$appconfigname" } Application properties, like Amanda configuration parameters, are insensitive to case, and - (dash) and _ (underscore) may be used interchangeably. See the individual plugin documentation for properties applicable to each plugin.
SEE ALSO amanda(8), amanda.conf(5) The Amanda Wiki: : http://wiki.zmanda.com/
AUTHORS Jean-Louis Martineau <@zmanda.com> Zmanda, Inc. (http://www.zmanda.com) Dustin J. Mitchell <@zmanda.com> Zmanda, Inc. (http://www.zmanda.com)
Amanda 3.3.6 07/11/2014 AMANDA-APPLICATIONS(7)
This manual Reference Other manuals
amanda-applications(7) referred by amanda(8) | amanda.conf(5) | ambsdtar(8) | amgtar(8) | ampgsql(8) | amraw(8) | amsamba(8) | amstar(8) | amsuntar(8) | amzfs-sendrecv(8)
refer to amanda(8) | amanda.conf(5) | amgtar(8) | ampgsql(8) | amraw(8) | amsamba(8) | amstar(8) | amsuntar(8) | amzfs-sendrecv(8) | amzfs-snapshot(8)