amcleanup - run the Amanda cleanup process after a failure
[ -k] [-p] [-r] [-v] config
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
cannot complete for some reason (usually because of a tape
server host crash), amcleanup
must be run some time later (usually
during system boot).
program is run with the same [ -r
] and [
See the amanda
(8) man page for more details about Amanda.
Kill all process listed in the log file are
their child. if there is no log file, then kill all amdump, amflush and
amvault process and their child.
Do the cleanup only if all process listed in
the log file are already terminated.
Remove bad file in holding disk. This options
is passed to amcleanupdisk.
Generate verbose output. This options is
passed to amcleanupdisk.
This example runs the Amanda cleanup process by hand after a failure.
% amcleanup daily
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
If nothing needs to be done, amcleanup
exits normally with the message:
amcleanup: no unprocessed logfile to clean up.
The Amanda Wiki: : http://wiki.zmanda.com/
James da Silva
Stefan G. Weichinger