[SUMMARY] [backup] need a free tool.

From: Francois-Rene Hamelin (Francois-Rene.HAMELIN@edf.fr)
Date: Tue May 23 2000 - 02:44:32 CDT

my original post :

> Hello there
> I'm looking for a free software for backuping 5 clients
> with an autoloader on a Solaris 2.6.
> Could you, please, send me URLS, suggestions or scripts?
> Thank you very much
> Francois-Rene HAMELIN

Thanks for all the replies, too numerous for individual acks.
Majority opinion is to install amanda which can be found at

I found amanda package

2 replies refer me to a very handy link :

David Foster enclosed two shell scripts that I have to read very

I also received replies from several people who said that i have to look
in 'ufsdump' manpage. The following command 'ufsdump -l' will work very
fine with an autoloader. As Tim Evans wrote :
'Most autoloaders will work in sequential mode, loading the next tape
the current one is ejected'

Thank you again for your fast replies.

Francois-Rene HAMELIN

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