Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1009840
bacula / Director does not respect "Action On Purge = Truncate"
Last modified: 2017-09-25 04:28:17 EDT
Description of problem:
Bacula does not respect the attribute Action On Purge = Truncate specified in the pool definition of the Director configuration.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Base installation of bacula-director, bacula-storage and bacula-client. Set "Action On Purge = Truncate" on the pool definition of the director daemon.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.- Create a basic configuration where we can backup to file system. See attached configuration files.
2.- Specify on the Pool definition the attribute "Action On Purge = Truncate"
3.- Manually purge a volume
* (select the pool)
* (select the media)
The record is marked as purged but the file is not truncated.
The record is marked as purged but the file should be truncated.
Created attachment 799807 [details]
Standard configuration files, with Action On Purge added to the director configuration.
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