Amanda 2.5.1b1 RPMs are available

Curent Amanda 2.5.1b1 RPMs, built from sourceforge top of trunk tree are available
for testing at

Please do not use these images for production machines. Use Amanda stable release 2.5.0p2 for production use.

These are available for following platforms:
- Red Hat Enterprise server 4,
- Red Hat Enterprise server 3
- Suse Linux Enterprise 9,
- Suse Linux Enterprise 10 (release candidate),
- Open Suse 10.0,
- Fedora Core 3,
- Fedora Core 4 and
- Fedora Core 5.
- Source RPM and tar ball are also available.

Please report bugs found in these RPMs in sourceforge bug
tracker (use group v2.5.1b1).

Changes in 2.5.1b1
- SSL encryption support
- amrecover uses secure API
- New authentication protocols - bsdudp, bsdtcp (bsdtcp uses only 2 ports for
- Configuration (amanda.conf) override option (-o) for Amanda commands.
- Support for binary path names (spaces in filenames) for file names in amanda.conf and disklist.
- Code cleanups: Lint clean, 64bit clean, memory/file descriptor leaks fixed using valgrind tool, Coverity scan

You can find updated man pages and documentation in


Posted by Paddy Sreenivasan 2013-04-18

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