[CentOS] OT: bacula question

Tue Nov 10 22:22:51 UTC 2015
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Devin Reade wrote:
> --On Tuesday, November 10, 2015 02:14:56 PM -0500 m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> 'Friad not. My users are saying they'd like the ability, from their
>> Windows machines, to restore, without having to ask me to do something
>> from the server. And they want to be able to chose the files to
>> restore....
> As Paul alludes, it's not access to the director that matters.  The
> pieces in play are:
>   - storage daemon (has the backups)
>   - director (has the index / database)
>   - file daemons (running on each machine that is being backed up)
>   - control and monitoring consoles.  (bconsole, bat, tray monitor, etc)
> The thing that they need to use directly is a console.  The console
> talks to the director which orchestrates the storage daemon and the
> file daemons to backup from or restore to the client in question.
> So now the question is what console would be suitable to them.

But is there any way for the clients to run their console, which connects
to the director on the server, and tell the director on the server to
restore files x,y, & z on the client's machine?