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I swapped out some tapes from our older Amanda system over the weekend. In doing so I was a bit over-eager and took out the first tape that Amanda was expecting to use for the weekly backup run. The next several tapes in the series are all present but now the run has been put in the holding disk.

How would I tell amanda to 'amflush' the backup run but skip to the next tape in the series? IE its expecting 'ARCHIVE-0150, ARCHIVE-0151, ARCHIVE-0152, ARCHIVE-0153, ARCHIVE-0154' and I want it to start with ARCHIVE-0151 and continue on from there.

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Answer: edit the 'tapelist' and move the last entry ( the problematic tape ) to the top of the list. Amanda will start with the last tape in the file and proceed from there.

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