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Bacula Free Open Source VMware Backup Solution

VMware is one of the most popular choices when it comes to virtualization solutions at the enterprise level. However, using the most well-known option on the market doesn’t mean that you should forget about other important things, namely – data protection and VMware machine backups. You should always have a plan in case something goes […]

Bacula Status Report — 26 February 2020

The topics for this Status Report are: 1. Bacula Release Status 2. Bacula Binaries 3. Windows Binaries 4. Next Bacula Version 5. Bacula’s 20th Anniversary === 1. Bacula Release Status The latest Bacula version 9.6.2 was released today to Source Forge and to www.bacula.org. This is a new version release since the last one was […]

Bacula Release 9.6.3

This is a minor new release with several new features and a number of bug
fixes. The catalog datbase format remains unchanged from the 9.4.4 release

Note: Release-9.6.0 had a build error when using readline, and Release-9.6.1
had an inappropriate file size for the readline history file, so both releases
have been withdrawn.

Major Baculum New Features:
– SELinux support
– New graph types
– Graphical client status
– Graphical running job status
– Capability to start, stop and restart components

Bacula Free Windows Backup Software

For people looking to have a free backup of their Windows machine or server – Bacula, an open source Windows backup software, is able to do that with ease. Both file and storage daemons of Bacula run on Windows – and its vast array of features and backup policies allow users to create a backup […]

Bacula Free Linux Backup Software

From the very beginning of its development, Bacula was built as a native Linux-based backup system. The suitability of Linux as the core operating system for both development and usage of an enterprise backup solution made it the foundation OS of choice for Bacula. Bacula is an enterprise-ready, agile solution capable of both backing up […]

Bacula Release 9.4.4

This is a bug fix release to 9.4.3. It includes some fixes that fix bad data records in Copy/Migration jobs or problems doing restores of Copy/Migration jobs.

28May19
– rpm: Fix mysql dependency for bacula-postgresql
– Fix bug 2476 — copy/migration jobs fail when waiting for a new Volume
– Add copy-jobspan-label-wait-test to do_all
– Add two new regression tests submitted by Martin Simmons for bug 2476
– Remove bacula32.def and bacula64.def.
– Add Michael Narigon as author for Mac heap implementation
– Add tests/restart-jobmedia-test to do_all
– Allow to hangup/blowup inside a file for tests
slash – fix suggested by vondi

Bacula Release 9.4.3

This release 9.4.3 is a bug fix release for version 9.4.2. It includes a number of bug fixes and patches.

Baculum: there have been significant additions and changes to Baculum.
If you want a web gui please check it out.

S3 driver: If you are trying to build the S3 drivers, please remember to use the community supplied (from Bacula Enterprise) version of libs3.so found at:

https://www.bacula.org/downloads/libs3-20181010.tar.gz

As usual the binaries that correspond to this release will follow in a week or two.

Bacula Release 9.4.2

We are pleased to announce the release of Bacula version 9.4.2

This is a bug fix release to the prior version (9.4.1). It includes a number of bug fixes and patches. Thanks to the community for your participation.
9 bug reports were closed. In addition this version should fix virtually all the build problems found on FreeBSD.

We recommend that all users upgrade to this release.

If you are trying to build the S3 drivers, please remember to use the community supplied (from Bacula Enterprise) version of libs3.so found at:

Bacula Release 9.4.1

We are pleased to announce the release of Bacula version 9.4.1

This is a minor bug fix release for 9.4.0. It should fix a few of the warning messages, but not all, on FreeBSD and Solaris. More importantly The ./configure process now properly detects that libs3 is installed on your system. If you do not want to use the Amazon S3 driver, this update is not required.

In addition to this release, I have posted the current source code with patches for libs3 to bacula.org. This package is needed if you wish to build the S3 driver. You may download it from the following location:

Bacula Release 9.4.0

We are pleased to announce the release of Bacula version 9.4.0. This is a major release (currently a Beta release) comprised of more than 13,000 lines of differences since version 9.2.2. It has updates to Baculum and small number of bug fixes and back ports from Bacula Systems Enterprise since version 9.2.2, but primarily it […]