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Bacula is a set of computer programs that permits the system administrator to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds. Bacula can also run entirely upon a single computer and can backup to various types of media, including tape and disk. 1)


bacula can be installed with the Pakfire web interface or via the console:

 pakfire install bacula


The bacula-fd configuration file is located at /etc/bacula/bacula-fd.conf.

[root@ipfire ~]# cat /etc/bacula/bacula-fd.conf
# Default  Bacula File Daemon Configuration file
#  For Bacula release 5.0.3 (04 August 2010) -- redhat 
# There is not much to change here except perhaps the . . .


There is no web interface for this Addon. To run this Addon open the client console or terminal and access the IPFire box via SSH.

To obtain a list of possible commands:

bacula-fd -?

The output is similar to this:

Copyright (C) 2000-2017 Kern Sibbald.
Version: 9.0.6 (20 November 2017)
Usage: bacula-fd [-f -s] [-c config_file] [-d debug_level]
     -c <file>        use <file> as configuration file
     -d <n>[,<tags>]  set debug level to <nn>, debug tags to <tags>
     -dt              print a timestamp in debug output
     -f               run in foreground (for debugging)
     -g               groupid
     -k               keep readall capabilities
     -m               print kaboom output (for debugging)
     -P               do not create pid file
     -s               no signals (for debugging)
     -t               test configuration file and exit
     -T               set trace on
     -u               userid
     -v               verbose user messages
     -?               print this message.

Links: - Manuals

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addons/bacula/start.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/13 01:22 by Jon