[olug] at my wits end...
rob.townley at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 17:11:25 CST 2021
Noel, were you successful?
On Thu, Mar 4, 2021 at 5:53 PM Anthony Kava <karver at forensic.coffee> wrote:
> I spent about a decade using Bacula at work. Had lots of experience with a
> few dozen Windows clients, Linux clients, and even wrote some Perl-based
> automation to go client-less auto-snapshotting SAN volumes, mounting them,
> and backing them up. Perhaps I can help. Do you want to share your client
> config (sans passwords)?
> P.S. I'm in the Discord now if you get in there. I'm karver#3900.
> On Thu, Mar 4, 2021 at 5:33 PM Noel Leistad <noel at metc.net> wrote:
> > I'd take a discord invite if also deemed worthy...
> > Next:
> > I have installed bacula community edition on a system, have it storing
> > to a NAS. I have it WORKING doing backups of 6 Linux clients and even
> > tested the restores on a couple of those endpoints.
> > I'm TRYING, TRYING, TRYING to get a Windows client configured. NO JOY!!!
> > I've done the Bacula PDF manual, I've watched YouTubes (mostly in
> > English, but even in Portugese which I don't understand). I've followed
> > a setup at labeightfour.com, ithierarchy.com and others, searched Google
> > repeatedly.
> > bconsole (and therefore bacula-dir/bacual-fd) refuse to talk to the
> > client and so, no backups.
> > While I know we're more "hobby" than work, IF I could get it working,
> > I'd take it to work and use it their on co-worker workstations.
> > Anybody here been successful? (I believe) I have followed the steps to
> > the letter, regarding password combos, Windows Firewall "allow program".
> > I'd sleep much better if I could get just ONE M$ machine to start
> > Thanks.
> > Noel
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