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amcleanup - run the Amanda cleanup process after a failure
Amcleanup generates the Amanda Mail Report and updates the Amanda databases after a system
failure on a tape server host. This cleanup process is normally done automatically as
part of the amdump program, but if amdump cannot complete for some reason (usually because
of a tape server host crash), amcleanup must be run some time later (usually during system
See the amanda(8) man page for more details about Amanda.
This example runs the Amanda cleanup process by hand after a failure.
% amcleanup DailySet1
Putting the following line in a system boot script (e.g. /etc/rc.local) runs the Amanda
cleanup process as part of the reboot, eliminating the need to run it by hand.
If nothing needs to be done, amcleanup exits normally with the message:
amcleanup: no unprocessed logfile to clean up.
James da Silva <email@example.com>
University of Maryland, College Park
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