HOWTO – Restore Entire Systems With Amanda

Okay first the bad news…. because of the way the amanda client currently work, recovering a single file is only possible by bringing back the entire DLE. So you expand the whole thing just for a single file  With that said…. ti’s not that difficult

WINDOWS RESTORE/RECOVERY

# Pull MyServer’s Dumps from the tape
cd /holdingdisk/
amfetchdump daily myserver.domain.com D:/mydestination_drive

Now copy these to the windows system and use pkzip or winzip to restore them.

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