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Amanda Enterprise ZMC Patch

Amanda Enterprise ZMC patch is a patch release that provides bug fixes for ZMC issues reported by Amanda Enterprise customers.  The patch release contains fixes only to the Amanda server.

All Amanda Enterprise 3.3.4 customers should install this patch.

Patch installation procedure

Note: Zmanda Management Console should not be in use during this process. Amanda backup or restoration should not be in progress.

  1. You should be running Amanda Enterprise 3.3.4 on the Amanda Server.
  2. Patch must be installed on the Amanda server.
  3. If ZRM is installed, Stop ZRM ZMC services

# /etc/init.d/zmc_zrm stop

  1. Install the patch as super user on the Amanda server.
  • Extract the perl script using gunzip command

# gunzip

  • Change permissions

# chmod 700

  • Run the perl script

# ./

  1. Flush the browser cache.
  2. Restart ZRM ZMC services if it was stopped in step 1.

Changes in the patch

  • ZMC Backup Media labels physical tapes correctly
  • ZMC creates sufficient virtual tapes on disk before a backup run
  • ZMC Restore Where does not report DNS errors for localhost
  • ZMC login process has been made faster
  • ZMC does not purge archived tapes that have expired