Bug 147110 - (IT_41642) Amanda won't work through firewalls
Amanda won't work through firewalls
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: amanda (Show other bugs)
3.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2005-02-04 09:02 EST by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:09 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-04 10:06:07 EST
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Description Bastien Nocera 2005-02-04 09:02:15 EST
amanda won't work through firewalls unless the package is configured
at build time with the following options:

       --with-portrange=xxx,yyy
       --with-udpportrange=xxx,yyy
Comment 1 Jay Fenlason 2005-02-04 10:06:07 EST
Well, you really want to use --withtcpportrange=aaa,bbb 
--with-udpportrange=ccc,ddd, and selet the values of aaa,bbb,ccc and 
ddd that are large enough to back up your enterprise, but not so 
large as to make the firewall administrator whimper.  Oh, and you 
need to build all of your Amanda clients with set of portranges that 
you use on your server. 
 
The real solution would be for the portranges to be configured in 
the amanda.conf file on the server.  This enhancement is somewhere 
on my very long list of "things to do some day". 

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