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Is there any open source backup software with NDMP support?

I'm looking for open source software (or free software) for backing up a large NAS file server, which supports the NDMP protocol and uses the NDMP protocol for backup/restore. I was unable to find anything, yet...

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Of course, Bacula. See http://wiki.bacula.org/doku.php?id=comparisons

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seems to be only available in enterprise edition. but thank's anyway! i'll give it a try! –  harald Apr 11 '11 at 12:38
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Bareos appears to provide NDMP support in their basic open-source release.

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There's what looks to be a reasonable reference implementation at ndmjob. Shouldn't be too hard to shoehorn that into something workable with a few scripts.

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It looks like it hasn't been updated since 2002, but if the manual is anything to go by, it looks like a really useful tool. –  chris Nov 30 '09 at 13:34
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It doesn't look like it.

Freshmeat doesn't show any projects with ndmp in their names or description: (http://freshmeat.net/search?q=ndmp&submit=Search) and Bacula has been talking about supporting it since 2007 with nothing to show.

Sorry about your (and my) luck. A FOSS implementation of NDMP would be a big win for the enterprise community.

BTW, for anyone looking for more information on NDMP, the site of choice is http://www.ndmp.org/info/overview.shtml

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NDMPCopy

NDMP SDK

There are some tools to use NDMP to a NetApp filer and there has been some limited testing with ZFS on OpenSolaris. Overall nothing as elegant as the commercial side.

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It's too bad they don't seem to ship the sources. It looks like it is solaris and HP/UX. 1999 called and wants their vendor support model back. –  chris Nov 30 '09 at 13:35
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