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AMADDCLIENT(8)		System Administration Commands		AMADDCLIENT(8)

NAME
       amaddclient - program to	add client to an existing Amanda configuration

SYNOPSIS
       amaddclient --config config ||
		    --client client name ||
		    --diskdev directory	to backup [--m]	[--dumptype string]
		   [--includefile string] [--includelist string]
		   [--excludefile string] [--excludelist string]
		   [--user string] [--auth string] [--gnutar_list_dir string]
		   [--amandates	string]	[--no-client-update] [--batch]
		   [--help]

DESCRIPTION
       After Amanda rpms are successfully installed and	amserverconfig is run,
       amaddclient will	add client to the Amanda configuration.	 amaddclient
       create or update	Amanda disklist(5) file	and create or update
       /var/lib/amanda/.amandahosts file on the	server.

       If --no-client-update is	not specified, amaddclient will	attempt	to
       update or create	/var/lib/amanda/.amandahost, amanda-client.conf	and
       gnutar-lists on the client. (See	ssh-keygen(1) and ssh-add(1) for
       detail.)

       amaddclient must	be run by user amandabackup.

       --config, --client and --diskdev	must be	specified.

OPTIONS
	   Options may be abbreviated, as long as the abbreviation is not
	   ambiguous. Option argument can either separated by '=' or a space.
	   Example: --conf=v253, --client client8.zmanda.com

       --config	config
	   Amanda configuration	which this program will	add the	client to.

       --client	client
	   The name of the client machine to add. FQDN name recommended.

       --diskdev diskdev
	   Directory for this Amanda configuration to backup.

       --m
	   Modify existing entry in the	disklist(5) file.

	   Note: if disklist(5)	file has been modified manually, this option
	   might not work.

       --dumptype dumptype
	   dumptype to use. Dumptype must be defined in
	   /etc/amanda/template.d/dumptypes or /etc/amanda/$config/amanda.conf
	   file. Default: [user-tar]

       --user string
	   name	of user	using amrecover	on the client, default is root.

       --auth string
	   authentication method to use	when running amrecover from the	client
	   , default is	bsdtcp.

       --gnutar_list_dir string
	   directory where gnutar keep its state file on the client. Absolute
	   path	required. Default is /var/lib/amanda/gnutar-lists. If
	   --no-client-update is not set, this program will attempt to create
	   the directory on the	client.

       --amandates string
	   file	where amanda keep the date of each dumplevel on	the client,
	   default is /etc/amandates.

       --batch
	   Turn	on batch mode when copying files to the	client,	default	is off

       --no-client-update
	   If this option is set, amaddclient will not attempt to
	   update/create .amandahosts, amanda-client.conf and gnutar-lists
	   file	on the client.

       --help
	   Display usage.

	   If any of the following four	options	are used,  amaddclient will
	   extend the dumptype definition to an	in-line	definition in the
	   disklist(5) file.

       --includefile string
	   string is a glob expression

       --includelist string
	   string is a file name on the	client containing glob expressions.
	   Specify either --includefile	or --includelist.

       --excludefile string
	   string is a glob expression

       --excludelist string
	   string is a file name on the	client containing glob expressions.
	   Specify either --excludefile	or --excludelist.

FILES
       /var/lib/amanda/template.d
	   Amanda configuration	template files install location

       /var/lib/amanda
	   amandabackup	home directory

       /var/lib/amanda/.amandahosts
	   Amanda authentication file.

       /var/lib/amanda/gnutar-lists
	   A directory which contains backup timestamp and list	of files
	   backed up.

       /etc/amanda/$config
	   Amanda configuration	files location for $config(e.g:	DailySet1).

       /etc/amanda/template.d
	   A directory contains	dumptypes and tapetypes	files used by all
	   Amanda configurations.

       /etc/amandates
	   Amanda file on the client. It keeps track of	structures of previous
	   dumps.

       /tmp/amanda
	   directory contains Amanda debug log files.

RETURN VALUE
       On success, zero	is returned.  On error,	1 is returned.

SEE ALSO
       amanda(8), amanda.conf(5), amserverconfig(8), ssh-keygen(1), ssh-
       add(1), scp(1)

       The Amanda Wiki:	: http://wiki.zmanda.com/

AUTHOR
       Kevin Till <kevin.till@zmanda.com>
	   Zmanda, Inc.	(http://www.zmanda.com)

Amanda 3.3.9			  02/09/2016			AMADDCLIENT(8)

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