FreeBSD and Bacula

Chris St Denis chris at
Thu Jul 3 17:16:10 UTC 2008

Ivaylo Bonev wrote:
> I want to use FreeBSD 7.0 for Backup server. After little searching, 
> my decision was to use Bacula (because of Windows client). After 
> installation of latest version (Bacula 2.4.0) and active googling, 
> reading very carefuly Onlamp article of Bacula server on FreeBSD 
> ( and 
> configuring File, Storage and Director files, I was astonished by the 
> fact that Bacula cannot start from provided scripts in 
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ directory. No messages in log, no error messages 
> in console, ps aux| grep 'bacula' say nothing, nothing! I put
> bacula_dir_enable="YES"
> bacula_fd_enable="YES"
> bacula_sd_enable="YES"
> and after restart on console shows this error:
> 03-Jul 17:09 bacula-dir: ERROR TERMINATION at parse_conf.c:483
> Config error: Could not find config Resource bacula-fd referenced on 
> line 30 :
>  Client = bacula-fd
>             : line 30, col 20 of file /usr/local/etc/bacula-dir.conf
>   Client = bacula-fd
> All Bacula .conf files are attached. Is there a bug, or misconfigured 
> .conf files?
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I don't know Bacula, but taking a quick look at the config file, it 
looks like you need a "client" block named bacula-fd (you have one 
called laptop-fd)

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