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Zmanda Documentation > Performing administrative tasks on the backup server using (amadmin)

Performing administrative tasks on the backup server using (amadmin)

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Using amadmin command to perform administrative task on the backup server:
1. amadmin x version #show all the amanda installation information

-bash-3.00$ amadmin x version
build: VERSION="Amanda-2.5.0"
      BUILT_DATE="Fri Apr 21 08:19:46 PDT 2006"
      BUILT_MACH="Linux bugs.zmanda.com 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp #1 SMP Thu Jun 2 23:08:39 EDT 2005 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux"
      CC="gcc"
paths: bindir="/usr/bin" sbindir="/usr/sbin"
      libexecdir="/usr/lib/amanda" mandir="/usr/man"
      AMANDA_TMPDIR="/tmp/amanda" AMANDA_DBGDIR="/tmp/amanda"
      CONFIG_DIR="/etc/amanda" DEV_PREFIX="/dev/"
      RDEV_PREFIX="/dev/" DUMP="/sbin/dump"
      RESTORE="/sbin/restore" VDUMP=UNDEF VRESTORE=UNDEF
      XFSDUMP=UNDEF XFSRESTORE=UNDEF VXDUMP=UNDEF VXRESTORE=UNDEF
      SAMBA_CLIENT="/usr/bin/smbclient" STAR="/usr/bin/star"
      GNUTAR="/bin/gtar" COMPRESS_PATH="/bin/gzip"
      UNCOMPRESS_PATH="/bin/gzip" LPRCMD="/usr/bin/lpr"
      MAILER="/usr/bin/Mail"
      listed_incr_dir="/var/lib/amanda/gnutar-lists"
defs:  DEFAULT_SERVER="localhost" DEFAULT_CONFIG="DailySet1"
      DEFAULT_TAPE_SERVER="localhost"
      DEFAULT_TAPE_DEVICE="null:" HAVE_MMAP HAVE_SYSVSHM
      LOCKING=POSIX_FCNTL SETPGRP_VOID DEBUG_CODE
      AMANDA_DEBUG_DAYS=4 BSD_SECURITY RSH_SECURITY USE_AMANDAHOSTS
      CLIENT_LOGIN="amandabackup" FORCE_USERID HAVE_GZIP
      COMPRESS_SUFFIX=".gz" COMPRESS_FAST_OPT="--fast"
      COMPRESS_BEST_OPT="--best" UNCOMPRESS_OPT="-dc"
-bash-3.00$

2. amadmin DailySet1 info "client_hostname" #display the latest backup record for each of the disks on a certain client and config

 -bash-3.00$ amadmin tapetwo info ppragin
 Current info for ppragin /boot:
 Stats: dump rates (kps), Full:  974.0, 1461.0, 1461.0
                   Incremental:   -1.0,  -1.0,  -1.0
         compressed size, Full:  80.5%, 80.5%, 80.5%
                   Incremental: -100.0%,-100.0%,-100.0%
 Dumps: lev datestmp  tape             file   origK   compK secs
         0  20060505  WeeklyTape-02    1 3630 2922 3
Current info for ppragin /var:
 Stats: dump rates (kps), Full:  1556.8, 2043.1, 737.4
                   Incremental:   -1.0,  -1.0,  -1.0
         compressed size, Full:  38.8%, 38.8%, 38.8%
                   Incremental: -100.0%,-100.0%,-100.0%
 Dumps: lev datestmp  tape             file   origK   compK secs
         0  20060505  WeeklyTape-02    3 252510 98076 63
Current info for ppragin /etc:
 Stats: dump rates (kps), Full:  860.0, 1016.5, 201.4
                   Incremental:   -1.0,  -1.0,  -1.0
         compressed size, Full:  22.6%, 22.6%, 22.6%
                   Incremental: -100.0%,-100.0%,-100.0%
 Dumps: lev datestmp  tape             file   origK   compK secs
         0  20060505  WeeklyTape-02    2 99000 22361 26
-bash-3.00$

3. amadmin DailySet1 find "client_hostname" #this show all backups currently on tape or in the holding disk for all backed up file systems for client host

-bash-3.00$ amadmin tapetwo find ppragin
Scanning /var/lib/amanda/holdings...
Scanning /var/lib/amanda/holdings...
date                host    disk  lv tape or file  file part status
2006-05-04 17:50:20 ppragin /boot  0 WeeklyTape-04    1   -- OK
2006-05-04 18:27:38 ppragin /boot  0 WeeklyTape-01    1   -- OK
2006-05-05 09:34:15 ppragin /boot  0 WeeklyTape-02    1   -- OK
2006-05-04 17:50:20 ppragin /etc   0 WeeklyTape-04    2   -- OK
2006-05-04 18:27:38 ppragin /etc   0 WeeklyTape-01    2   -- OK
2006-05-05 09:34:15 ppragin /etc   0 WeeklyTape-02    2   -- OK
2006-05-04 17:50:20 ppragin /var   0 WeeklyTape-04    3   -- OK
2006-05-04 18:27:38 ppragin /var   0 WeeklyTape-01    3   -- OK
2006-05-05 09:34:15 ppragin /var   0 WeeklyTape-02    3   -- OK
-bash-3.00$

4. amadmin DailySet1 due "client_hostname" #this shows when the next full backup is due for the client host

-bash-3.00$ amadmin tapetwo due ppragin
Due in  3 days: ppragin:/boot
Due in  3 days: ppragin:/var
Due in  3 days: ppragin:/etc
-bash-3.00$
-bash-3.00$ amadmin pavel due ppragin
Overdue  7 days: ppragin:/boot
Overdue  9 days: ppragin:/etc
Overdue  3 days: ppragin:/var
-bash-3.00$

5. amadmin DailySet1 force "client_hostname" /boot #force full backup on /boot filesystem on client host when next amdump runs

-bash-3.00$ amadmin tape force ppragin /home
amadmin: ppragin:/home is set to a forced level 0 at next run.
-bash-3.00$

6. amadmin DailySet1 tape #shows the tape to write to during the next run

-bash-3.00$ amadmin tapetwo tape
The next Amanda run should go onto a new tape.
The next new tape already labelled is: WeeklyTape-03.
-bash-3.00$

7. amadmin DailySet1 disklist # shows all the info about the clients in the disklist

-bash-3.00$ amadmin tapetwo disklist
line 1:
   host ppragin:
       interface default
   disk /boot:
       program "GNUTAR"
       priority 1
       dumpcycle 4
       maxdumps 1
       maxpromoteday 10000
       bumppercent 20
       bumpdays 1
       bumpmult 4.000000
       strategy NOINC
       estimate CLIENT
       compress CLIENT FAST
       comprate 0.50 0.50
       encrypt NONE
       auth BSD
       kencrypt NO
       amandad_path X
       client_username X
       holdingdisk YES
       record YES
       index YES
       fallback_splitsize 10Mb
       skip-incr NO
       skip-full NO
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