Subject: Re: Amanda backups: gtar or dump?
To: der Mouse <>
From: Andreas Wrede <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/25/1998 17:40:55
On Sun, 25 Oct 1998 17:33:08 EST der Mouse writes
> > Also, I was a bit reluctant to re-enable rsh on my systems - even
> > though it is blocked at the ppp link.  Has anyone hacked amanda to
> > use ssh?
> The amanda I've used doesn't require rsh; it just happens to use the
> same files (.rhosts) for its authorization tests.  (I don't think this
> is *good*, mind you, just that it's what that amanda does.)

If you configure amanda with '--with-amandahosts', it will use .amadahosts 
instead of .rhosts.
Andreas Wrede              Planix, Inc.         Networking, System Administration, Consulting      Toronto, Ontario, Canada