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The Bacula network backup system including configuration, administrative tools (bat, bconsole, etc.) and utilities, and hardware. Consider also tags for other things involved, such as /postgresql, /mysql, or /tape.

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Error while compiling Bacula 9.0.6 on CentOS 7

I'm compiling bacula 9.0.6 from source, after having configured it for my needings with: ./configure --with-readline=/usr/include/readline --disable-conio --bindir=/usr/bin --sbindir=/usr/sbin --with-...
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Bacula - Fatal error: Authorization key rejected by Storage daemon

OS: Debian 9, bacula dir, fd, sd : all same versions 7.4.4+dfsg-6 Trying to perform restore of some files(not full set), getting error on FD: 4-Nov 12:20 host-dir JobId 273: Start Restore Job ...
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Is systemctl reload bareos-dir and bacula-dir the same as running reload in the bconsole?

In a course I'm taking on Bacula/Bareos, the instructor states that running sudo systemctl restart bareos-dir will stop (and ruin) any running backup jobs when an op does this to update the ...
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How do you set a setting value to null in bareos?

I keep getting this error, and I think it's because my JobDef contains a default schedule: 31-Jan 23:30 bareOSdirector JobId 67: Error: Bareos bareOSdirector 16.2.4 (01Jul16): Build OS: ...
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Cannot run sudo twice

I have the following statement in bacula: RunBeforeJob = "sudo /bin/mountpoint /backup/external || sudo /bin/mount /dev/mapper/bacula" But it fails: sudo: pam_unix(sudo:auth): conversation failed ...
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What is the recycle bit in Bacula for?

I noticed that in bconsole when doing a "list volumes" there are some tapes which have a volstatus=Recycle. However there is another column called "Recycle" and they can have a 1 or 0 status. If a ...
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Bacula backup - Cannot find any appendable volumes

I try to run full backup at my backup server.It show like this. 02-Sep 12:44 backup-sd JobId 5468: Job KLDC01Backup.2016-09-02_02.00.00_20 is waiting. Cannot find any appendable volumes. Please use ...
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Tell Bacula to use only empty tapes

How can I setup a Bacula job so that when it writes its files, it only writes to tapes that are completely empty? For this particular job, I don't want it to share any tapes with other backup jobs.
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Does BareOs support includes in configuration files?

I know when I do an Apache2 configuration it supports the inclusion of other files. Does BareOS support this functionality?
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Why won't Bacula work without the label command?

I followed the instructions here for setting up Bacula, but when I test it by going into bconsole and running a backup, it doesn't work. There is one step missing from those instructions. You have to ...
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Why does bacula restore fail?

I have bacula setup locally on my computer. I made a backup, then I deleted one of the files that was backed up. I opened up bconsole and ran the restore command to restore the file. The restore ...
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Open Bacula Backup Files

Is it possible to open backup files made by Bacula Backup with tools like 7zip or WinRAR so that I can browse the backups?
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How to reset the Password for Web UI of Bacula

My colleague is on vacation and I need to configure bacula but I don't know the password for user. So I need to reset the password for user. What is the way to reset the password?
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Where should I mount a disk to store backups?

I'm new to Unix, and wanted to give it a try. I had an old PC lying around and decided to turn it into a network based backup system to keep the data in the other PCs safe. So I installed FreeBSD on ...
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Fix X11 forwarding on OSX

I am looking for a way to fix/debug a X11 forwarding session on OSX. Here is my situation: From my mac I connect to a Ubuntu workstation with ssh -X (tried ssh -Y as well). X11 forwarding works ...
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Setup Linux backup with Bacula and Webmin

Hi guys I'm having troubles finding a good documentation to setup an easy and possibly web oriented backup solution for one of our CentOS 5.4 file server. The things I need to accomplish are the ...
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Bacula: Stalled disk backup job doesn't resume when disk is remounted

I'm using Bacula to backup to a disk file. The thing is, I'm backing up to an external USB disk and I want the backup to be robust to accidental unmounts of the external disk. Ideally, I would like to ...
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Bacula + bat on Ubuntu Maverick

Okay, so I have a goal, and I'm unsure of the best steps to take to get there. Goal: Set up a Linux VM in VirtualBox (Host: Windows Server 2008 R2) Setup Bacula in a Linux environment Get Bacula to ...