Project ID: 971


Use this if you're running a stable version of Redhat Enterprise Linux / CentOS for Fedora and you want the latest Bacula for running backups without the need to recompile packages on your own.

This repository contains the latest Bacula for all supported (non-EOL) distributions. Packages are built with the following features enabled:

  • Standard components: director, storage, client, bconsole.
  • Graphical components: bat, tray-monitor.
  • Tab completion for bconsole.
  • Nagios plugin.
  • HTML/PDF docs.
  • Quick start guides.
  • File Daemon bpipe-fd, docker-fd and cdp-fd plugin.
  • Director ldap-dir plugin.
  • POSIX.1e capabilities for File Daemon.
  • GZIP/LZO compression.
  • Static uid/gid of 133 (see "setup" package).
  • SQL libraries needed only by Director and Storage daemons.
  • SQL backend management through the alternatives system.
  • Always use system QT libraries.
  • Removal of SHA1 non-free code (uses OpenSSL).
  • Optional LogWatch scripts.
  • Separate firewalld services (cumulative and File Daemon as part of the base firewalld package, Storage and Director included here).

Installation Instructions

Installing on top of previous packages (for example CentOS 5.0.0 versions) is supported, just upgrade directly. Please see the included documentation after installing:


Quick start:

Please look at the following files for a quick start with the various database backends:

quickstart_mysql.txt quickstart_postgresql.txt quickstart_sqlite3.txt

To deal with the switching process for the database backend, see the following file which explains how to make the necessary changes:


No new build will be performed on epel-6, the last one is 9.6.6. Newer versions of Bacula director and storage daemon will still be compatible with it.

Active Releases

The following unofficial repositories are provided as-is by owner of this project. Contact the owner directly for bugs or issues (IE: not bugzilla).

Release Architectures Repo Download
EPEL 6 i386 (14)*, x86_64 (122)* EPEL 6 (1563 downloads)
EPEL 7 ppc64le (42)*, x86_64 (19651)* EPEL 7 (4368 downloads)
EPEL 8 aarch64 (72)*, ppc64le (72)*, s390x (72)*, x86_64 (6400)* EPEL 8 (781 downloads)
EPEL 9 aarch64 (72)*, ppc64le (72)*, s390x (72)*, x86_64 (704)* EPEL 9 (79 downloads)
Fedora 36 aarch64 (72)*, ppc64le (72)*, s390x (72)*, x86_64 (117)* Fedora 36 (0 downloads)
Fedora 37 aarch64 (72)*, ppc64le (72)*, s390x (72)*, x86_64 (131)* Fedora 37 (18 downloads)
Fedora 38 aarch64 (0)*, ppc64le (0)*, s390x (0)*, x86_64 (4)* Fedora 38 (2 downloads)

* Total number of packages downloaded in the last seven days.