Monday, August 4, 2008

Using Open Source backup solution Amanda with Amazon S3 for online storage

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  • Amanda
  • S3 Device

    Amazon S3 is a simple storage service (S3, get it?) provided by Before you get started with the S3 device, you should familiarize yourself with the service itself, and sign up for an account. Once you've signed up, you'll get two different keys -- an access key and a secret key.

    Configuring the S3 plugin is relatively easy; put the following in your amanda.conf:

    For more detailed instructions, see How To:Backup to Amazon S3.