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Amanda Enterprise Edition 3.6 Release Notes

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  1. 1. Amanda Enterprise 3.6 not only comes with new functionality as an add-on, but also fixes issues reported by Amanda Enterprise customers. Zmanda Windows Client, Linux/Solaris/Mac clients 3.6 are available along with 3.6 server release.
      1. 1.1.1. Upgrading from Amanda Enterprise 3.5
  2. 2. To upgrade from earlier versions of Amanda Enterprise 3.5, run the installer. Please ensure you preserve configuration and data, if you decide to uninstall earlier version of Amanda Enteprise 3.3.x and install Amanda Enterprise 3.6. Zmanda Backup Appliance running Amanda Enterprise 3.5 can be upgraded to Amanda Enterprise 3.6.
      1. 2.1.1. Upgrading from Amanda Enterprise 3.3.9 
  3. 3. Uninstall Amanda Enterprise 3.3.x by running /opt/zmanda/amanda/uninstall program. Please preserve configurations and data when prompted. Run Amanda Enterprise 3.6 installer to upgrade the software. While running Amanda Enterprise server in DR (disaster recovery) configuration, please contact Zmanda Support for DR changes before upgrading Amanda Enterprise Server to 3.3.9.
      1. 3.1.1. Upgrading Amanda Enterprise Linux/Mac OS X/Solaris Clients to 3.6
  4. 4. Do NOT use package upgrade option to upgrade to 3.6. Uninstall the old package and install 3.6 client packages. For rpm based installations, use the following commands: rpm -e <amanda enterprise client extension package> rpm -e <amanda enterprise client package> rpm -i amanda_enterprise-backup_client-3.6-1.* rpm -i amanda_enterprise-extensions-client-3.6-1* For debian/ubuntu installations, use the following commands: dpkg --remove <amanda enterprise client extension package> dpkg --remove <amanda enterprise client package> dpkg --install amanda-enterprise-backup-client_3.6* dpkg --install amanda-enterprise-extensions-client_3.6* On MacOS X, Double click the disk image (.dmg) to install the package for the client and extensions packages.
      1. 4.1.1. Upgrading Amanda Enterprise Windows Client to 3.6
  5. 5.   Run the Zmanda Windows Client installer. It will detect the earlier version and provide an option to upgrade to 3.6. Follow the steps in the installer to install the client.
  6. 6.  
      1. 6.1.1. Changes in 3.6
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  8. 8. For a full list of supported platforms please review the compatibility guide here. Amanda Enterprise 3.5 documentation provides detailed information on how to install and configure Amanda server and client on these platforms.
      1. 8.1.1. Known Issues
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Amanda Enterprise 3.6 not only comes with new functionality as an add-on, but also fixes issues reported by Amanda Enterprise customers.

Zmanda Windows Client, Linux/Solaris/Mac clients 3.6 are available along with 3.6 server release.

Upgrading from Amanda Enterprise 3.5

To upgrade from earlier versions of Amanda Enterprise 3.5, run the installer. Please ensure you preserve configuration and data, if you decide to uninstall earlier version of Amanda Enteprise 3.3.x and install Amanda Enterprise 3.6.

Zmanda Backup Appliance running Amanda Enterprise 3.5 can be upgraded to Amanda Enterprise 3.6.

Upgrading from Amanda Enterprise 3.3.9 

Uninstall Amanda Enterprise 3.3.x by running /opt/zmanda/amanda/uninstall program. Please preserve configurations and data when prompted. Run Amanda Enterprise 3.6 installer to upgrade the software.

While running Amanda Enterprise server in DR (disaster recovery) configuration, please contact Zmanda Support for DR changes before upgrading Amanda Enterprise Server to 3.3.9.

Upgrading Amanda Enterprise Linux/Mac OS X/Solaris Clients to 3.6

  • Do NOT use package upgrade option to upgrade to 3.6. Uninstall the old package and install 3.6 client packages.
  • For rpm based installations, use the following commands:
    • rpm -e <amanda enterprise client extension package>
    • rpm -e <amanda enterprise client package>
    • rpm -i amanda_enterprise-backup_client-3.6-1.*
    • rpm -i amanda_enterprise-extensions-client-3.6-1*
  • For debian/ubuntu installations, use the following commands:
    • dpkg --remove <amanda enterprise client extension package>
    • dpkg --remove <amanda enterprise client package>
    • dpkg --install amanda-enterprise-backup-client_3.6*
    • dpkg --install amanda-enterprise-extensions-client_3.6*
  • On MacOS X,
    • Double click the disk image (.dmg) to install the package for the client and extensions packages.

Upgrading Amanda Enterprise Windows Client to 3.6

 

Run the Zmanda Windows Client installer. It will detect the earlier version and provide an option to upgrade to 3.6. Follow the steps in the installer to install the client.

     

Changes in 3.6

 

 

 

For a full list of supported platforms please review the compatibility guide here.

Amanda Enterprise 3.5 documentation provides detailed information on how to install and configure Amanda server and client on these platforms.

Known Issues

 

 

 

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