PostgreSQL configuration check and/or backup fails

This article is for Amanda Enterprise (AE) 

Error Message

Following message appears during configuration check of PostgreSQL DLE:

Error IP address of the client: Get info from .backup file failed

Error Description

Amanda Enterprise Postgres Agent creates .backup file as part of Postgres archive command.  This file is copied over to PG-ARCHIVEDIR directory during configuration check and backup.  If the Amanda Postgres Agent is not found in the PG-ARCHIVEDIR directory, it fails with the error:

PG-ARCHIVEDIR is configured in the amanda-client.conf configuration file on the Amanda client.


Please make sure the directory configured as PG-ARCHIVEDIR has permissions for the Postgres Unix user to write to.  The Postgres user should have read, write and execute permissions to this directory.