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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Install Bacula Backup Software

1. Download these files from http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=50727

bacula-2.0.3.tar.gz
depkgs

2. run:

apt-get install g++


3. run:
ln -s make /usr/bin/gmake

4. Create a bacula directory, into which you will place both the Bacula source as well as the dependency package.

5. Detar the depkgs into the bacula directory.

6. cd bacula/depkgs

7. make

8. Configure and install MySQL
download and install mysql-server from www.mysql.com/downloads:

dpkg -i mysql-server-5.0_5.0.21-3ubuntu1_i386.deb
dpkg -i libmysqlclient15-dev_5.0.21-3ubuntu1_i386.deb


9. apt-get install zlib1g-dev

10. Detar the Bacula source code preferably into the bacula directory discussed above.

11. Configure Bacula:

./configure --with-mysql --enable-smartalloc --with-openssl
make
make install

12. from /etc/bacula run:

./grant_mysql_privileges

./create_mysql_database

./make_mysql_tables

13. Start Bacula:

/etc/bacula/bacula start

14. Interface with Bacula using the Console program:

/etc/bacula/bconsole

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