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We are planning to use Zmanda/Amanda community backup in our organisation. The problem we are facing is that we have our servers scattered at different data centers across globe, some are in client network, so we don't have seamless access to the servers.

We have only ssh connection to the clients, and after reading thru documentations and forum, i understand that amanda uses a port range and 10080 port to take backup, which is not possible in this case.

Our network topology is something like this: Image-click-Here

Can someone suggest how can we achieve configuring amanda in this scenario. if I've missed something...

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Why not use ssh tunnels or perhaps OpenVPN? –  EEAA Mar 1 '13 at 6:45
    
VPN, ssh tunnels, IPv6... –  Michael Hampton Mar 1 '13 at 7:02
    
thanks guys, i can try ssh tunnels, but for VPN its not possible. –  mohit Mar 1 '13 at 7:10
    
Definitely get yourself some IPv6 as soon as you can. It eliminates this entire class of problem, reducing it to simply adding the right rules to the relevant firewalls. –  Michael Hampton Mar 1 '13 at 7:48
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