Upgrading Client to Latest Version

This article is for all versions of Amanda Enterprise (AE)

Linux Clients

Installing or upgrading Linux client packages should be managed by your distribution’s package manager. For example:RPM based distributions (e.g., CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux)

rpm -Uvh amanda_enterprise-backup_client-3.5-1.rhel6.x86_64.rpm
rpm -Uvh amanda_enterprise-extensions-client-3.5-1.rhel6.x86_64.rpm

rpm -Uvh MySQL-zrm-enterprise-client-3.8-1.noarch.rpm

DEB based distributions (Debian or Ubuntu)

dpkg -i amanda-enterprise-backup-client_3.5-1Debian70_amd64.deb
dpkg -i amanda-enterprise-extensions-client_3.5-1Debian70_amd64.deb

dpkg -i mysql-zrm-enterprise-client_3.8-1_all.deb

Solaris Clients

When upgrading, please first uninstall the client packages from the host.Uninstall client packages from Solaris host

pkgrm ZMANae-client
pkgrm ZMANae-client-ext

Amanda Enterprise 3.3.6 Solaris client

There is a bug in the uninstallation script for Amanda Enterprise 3.3.6 Solaris Client that can be worked around by first running the following command:

perl -pi -e 's/net_svn_name/net_svc_name/' /var/sadm/pkg/ZMANae-client/install/postremove

Then install the latest version of the Solaris client per the client installation documentation.Install Amanda Enterprise Solaris client packages

tar xvf ZMANae-client-3.5-sparc-sun-solaris2.10.tar
pkgadd -d ZMANae-client-3.5-sparc-sun-solaris2.10/ZMANae-client-3.5-sparc-sun-solaris2.10.pkg
pkgadd -d ZMANae-client-3.5-sparc-sun-solaris2.10/ZMANae-client-ext-3.5-sparc-sun-solaris2.10.pkg

Windows Clients

Install or upgrade the client on your Windows host by running the InstallShield executable (setup.exe) provided in the Zmanda Windows Client installer package.