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Release 9.0.3

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 9.0.3 This is a minor bug fix release and mainly fixes the single drive mount/unmount problem. 08Aug17 – baculum: Fix access denied error on api install wizard page – baculum: Remove assigning to api host when user is deleted – bac...
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Release 9.0.2

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 9.0.2 This is a minor bug fix release, but a few of the bugs are important. The main items fixed are: – Postgresql should now work with Postgresql prior to 9.0 Note: the ssl connection feature added in 9.0 is not available on […]
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Release 9.0.1

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 9.0.1 This version is a minor bug fix release that mainly adds the omitted files for the tray-monitor. It also fixes the lzo4 compilation for 32 bit big endian architectures. Thanks for using Bacula. =============== Release Notes =...
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Release 9.0.0

I am pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 9.0.0. This is a major new release with major new features, many bugs fixed, many smaller new features, and a major rewrite of the Storage Daemon to be class based with drivers that can be dynamically loaded as needed, as well as a [...
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Bacula Release 7.4.7

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 7.4.7 to Source Forge and to the Bacula.org website. This version is a minor bug fix release that hopefully finally corrects the seg fault on OpenBSD due to the new ACL/XATTR code, and it also fixes most build problems on Solaris 1...
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Bacula Release 7.4.6

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 7.4.6 to Source Forge and to the Bacula.org website. This version is a minor bug fix release that fixes a number of bugs in the prior release as well as some long standing bugs. If you are already running Bacula version 7.4.0 or […...
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Release 7.4.5 to Source Forge

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 7.4.5 to Source Forge. This version is a minor bug fix release that includes a rewrite of the ACL and XATTR code by Radoslaw Korzeniewski. It also corrects the btape fill command to work properly (tape testing prior to use). If you...
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Release 7.4.4

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 7.4.4 This version is a minor bug fix release. If you are a packager, I strongly advise you to take the 7.4.4 version since it corrects a number of problems related to packaging and installation. If you are already running Bacula v...
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Bacula Release 7.4.3

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 7.4.3. This is a bug fix release. Primarily to correct the GCC 6.0 bug (for more see below). As a reminder, the Windows File Daemon is available for download on the www.bacula.org web site for personal use. Since there are no updat...
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Release 7.4.2

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 7.4.2. This version consists of mainly bug fixes. The most important fix is for MySQL 5.7, which no longer is distributed with a libmysqlxx_r (thread-safe or reentant) file. This caused Bacula linked for MySQL to fail at startup. I...
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Release 7.4.1

We are pleased to announce that we have just released Bacula version 7.4.1. This version consists of mainly bug fixes, most of which are minor, but some are annoying. If you are a packager, I strongly advise you to take the 7.4.1 version as opposed to 7.4.0 since version 7.4.1 corrects a number of p...
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Release 7.4.0

We have just released Bacula version 7.4.0. This version consists of more backports from Bacula Enterprise 8.4 as well quite a few bug fixes (28) as a number of new features. For your convenience, I have included selected parts of the ReleaseNotes below. Upgrading should be easy since there is no da...
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Baculum 7.2.1-0 Release

We have released a new Baculum version – 7.2.1-0. This release is focused on performance improvements. Despite the fact that it is a minor release, in this version we have included numerous features. Source tar archive: http://bacula.org/downloads/baculum/baculum-7.2.1-0.tar.gz Signature: http://bac...
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Release 7.2.0

We have just released Bacula version 7.2.0. This version has quite a number of difficult and important bug fixes since version 7.0.5 as well as a good number of new features. Some of the new features are: – Job Edit Codes %E number of non-fatal error messages and %R bytes read from the disk. – […]
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vchanger release 1.0.0 is out

Vchanger implements the Bacula Autochanger Interface to provide a virtual disk autochanger targeting the use of removable disk drives, such as USB external drives and RDX cartridge systems, as storage media. As compared to Bacula’s native virtual disk autochanger, vchanger has the following advantag...
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Baculum Overview

Baculum is a Bacula web based interface, which enables several Bacula administration functions. These include: Running Bacula jobs (backup, restore, verify…) Monitor Bacula services Bacula console available via web interface Support for customised and restricted consoles (Console ACL functionality)...
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Bacula Mini-Status

On Monday 9 February, Bacula Systems SA and Bareos GmbH & Co KG have reached a settlement concerning the proceedings pending in Lausanne, Switzerland, pursuant to which parties have withdrawn their respective claims. The terms of their settlement agreement are confidential.
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Why Forking is Bad

I have always felt that forking an open source project is mostly a waste of energy because for the most part you get 1, 1 rather than 1+1, in other words the synergy of working together is lost by forking. Secondly forking divides the community. Today, there are a lot of advocates of forking, and […...
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Release 7.0.5

This is a bug fix release to version 7.0.4. Since it fixes several major problems, we recommend that everyone upgrade to this version. As usual, the source code has been uploaded to the Bacula project of Source Forge. http://sourceforge.net/projects/bacula 28Jul14 – Fix #547 by adding .schedule comm...
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All Project Forks Are Not Bad

In general, I believe that project forks are not good. I wouldn’t really say that forks are bad, but they do tend to duplicate effort and split the community. They certainly are justified if the particular project is stalled or is not willing to meet the needs of a community or if the new project […...