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DNS in my environment is a bit wonky at times. When Bareos connects to a client, the client is not always the one specified by the hostname. I have a cron script that runs jobs automatically and checks to see if the host and fd on the client match, but I'm wondering if there's a way to put a pre-run script that cancels a manually run job if the same info does not match.

Thank you

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Put a different bacula-fd password for different clients.

Then, if DNS points to wrong client, it will be unable to connect and abort automatically.

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Use client initiated connection. If you configure it correctly only the bareos-fd will open a connection to the director making it unlikely to connect to the wrong host.

Also, make sure you use different passwords for different bareos-fds.

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