Bacula: Set up backup source (client computer or server)

In order to back up a computer with Bacula, you simply need to install the Bacula File Daemon.

Installation commands:

CentOS / RHEL / Scientific Linux:

Ubuntu / Debian

Set the options in the configuration file

Edit /etc/bacula/bacula-fd.conf in your favorite editor. Find the password line and replace it with the password you are using in your installation:

If you are wanting to use encryption as specified in this post, you should also add the paths to the certificate and key for the server and client and the start of authority:

Set the bacula-fd service to automatically start
CentOS / RHEL / Scientific Linux 6:

CentOS / RHEL / Scientific Linux 7:

Ubuntu / Debian:


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