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Zmanda Documentation > Verify Configuration

Verify Configuration

Table of contents
  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Procedure
  3. 3. Success

Introduction

  • All the Verify pages are structured in a similar fashion to each other.
  • End to end test page allows the user to conduct an important test in the backup set configuration process.
  • End to end test does a quick test of Amanda server and client by creating a "test" backup set.
    • The test backup set contains a file in the local machine that is backed up to a local disk
    • It does complete backup, restoration and compare of the restored file contents
  • This action must be used
    • when new Amanda server software is installed or software is upgraded
    • when the distribution/OS is upgraded.
  • This action is not specific to a given backup set.

Fig. 1 Verify End to end test

Procedure

  • Click the "Perform Test" Button (labeled No 1 above) when ready to proceed.
  • The text in upper right hand rectangle (No 2 above) will change to indicate that the Configuration Verification process has started.

Fig. 2 Progress Verifying Configuration

  • Further progress messages/ error messages will appear in rectangle 3 .

Success

  • Success has the following message:

Fig.3 Success Verifying Configuration

Tip:	
Success implies that it is technically feasible to backup data using the amanda installation.
Nothing is implied that this is an optimal way to organize user's  backup needs.

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