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AMANDA-COMMAND-FIL(5) File formats and conventions AMANDA-COMMAND-FIL(5)

NAME

amanda-command-file - Keep status of outgoing dle commands

DESCRIPTION

The command-file file keep information of outgoing dumps commands, dumps to flush from holding disk to storage, dumps to copy (vault) from one storage to another, dumps with outgoing restore request.

The file is in text. The first line is the version of the file, the second line is an id that increment on each new insertion in the file.

Each following line start with an id followed by one the keywords:

FLUSH

Entry that list a holding file and a storage where it must be flushed.

COPY

Entry that list a dump from a storage and a storage where to copy it (vault).

RESTORE

Entry that list a dump from a storage that have a restore request. An entry is automatically removed 24 hours after it is created.

Amanda never overwrite a volume if one its dump have a command in the command-file.

FLUSH LINE

id FLUSH config holding-file hostname diskname dump-timestamp dump-level storage WORKING:pid STATUS.fi
id
The id of the command.
FLUSH
The FLUSH keyword.
config
The config to which that command apply.
holding-file
The holding-file to flush.
hostname
The hostname of the dump.
diskname
The diskname of the dump.
dump-timestamp
The timestamp of the dump.
dump-level
The level of the dump.
storage
The storage where to flush the dump.
WORKING:pid
The pid of the process doing the flush, or 0.
STATUS
TODO or DONE.

COPY LINE

id COPY config src-storage src-pool src-label src-fileno src-labels-str start-time hostname diskname dump-timestamp dump-level dest-storage WORKING:pid STATUS.fi
id
The id of the command.
COPY
The COPY keyword.
config
The config to which that command apply.
src-srorage
The storage where to find the dump.
src-pool
The pool where to find the dump.
src-label
The label of the first part of the dump
src-fileno
The fileno of the first part of the dump
src-labels-str
The list of all source labels required
start-time
When to start the copy
hostname
The hostname of the dump.
diskname
The diskname of the dump.
dump-timestamp
The timestamp of the dump.
dump-level
The level of the dump.
dest-storage
The storage where to copy the dump.
WORKING:pid
The pid of the process doing the copy, or 0.
STATUS
TODO or DONE.

RESTORE LINE

To restore from a storage:

id RESTORE config src-storage src-pool src-label    src-fileno expire hostname diskname dump-timestamp dump-level WORKING:pid STATUS.fi
or to restore from a holding file:


id RESTORE config HOLDING HOLDING holding-file 0 expire hostname diskname dump-timestamp dump-level WORKING:pid STATUS.fi
id
The id of the command.
RESTORE
The RESTORE keyword.
config
The config to which that command apply.
src-srorage
The storage where to find the dump.
src-pool
The pool where to find the dump.
src-label
The label of the first part of the dump.
HOLDING
The HOLDING keyword.
holding-file
The full path of the holding file.
src-fileno
The fileno of the first part of the dump
expire
When this command expire and can be automatically removed from the file.
src-labels-str
The list of all source labels required
start-time
When to start the copy
hostname
The hostname of the dump.
diskname
The diskname of the dump.
dump-timestamp
The timestamp of the dump.
dump-level
The level of the dump.
WORKING:pid
The pid of the process doing the copy, or 0.
STATUS
TODO or DONE.

SEE ALSO

amanda(8), amanda.conf(5)

The Amanda Wiki: : http://wiki.zmanda.com/

AUTHOR

Jean-Louis Martineau <martineau@zmanda.com>
12/01/2017 Amanda 3.5.1