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I can perform this task manually but when I try to schedule the task it NEVER works. You can't do this with the SBS backup wizard. Thanks for your help. 0 LVL 74 Overall: Level 74 SBS 64 Message Expert Comment by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy2006-02-05 Comment Utility Permalink(# a15878126) ipendlebury, The SBS Backup wizard has no This backup operation will terminate." > > > Thanks > > > Raj Please explain what exactly you mean by "run the NTBackup manually". have a peek here

I need to backup both the Win & > > Exchange servers. > > > > I can perform this task manually but when I try to schedule the task it This backup operation will terminate." > > > > > > Thanks > > > > > > Raj > > Please explain what exactly you mean by "run the NTBackup Also, SP1 fixes a lot of issues.... Previously with the old drive I used to use a scheduled task which called a batch file. Go Here

Join Now For immediate help use Live now! If not, you probably want to because there are a number of NTBackup bugs that were fixed. I reinstalled from scratch rather than uninstalling sp1 and the risking that everything would be ok.

No hardware faults reported, | Tried it manually and scheduled so results. | | Any thoughts | | Regards - David A | . So this server has been rebuilt without sp1. This article is a compilation of my notes -- things I have learned first hand. This link may also help out quite a bit.Windows Small Business Server 2003: KB 831664A patch for the above problem.

Join and Comment By clicking you are agreeing to Experts Exchange's Terms of Use. The tape is in the drive and there are no errors with the backup unit. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for tech news and trends Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Center About Us Who We http://fixunix.com/storage/205528-cannot-locate-specified-media-backup-ntbackup.html You won't believe this but I am having to connect remotley and start the task manually every night at the moment so your help would be GREATLY appreciated.

After installing sp1, they could no long connect. It is pretty frustrating. By Peer Landa in forum Mac Portable Replies: 4 Last Post: July 21st, 08:04 PM Best backup media & application? This backup operation > will terminate." > > I have used the Wizard to create the backup job and schedule it but it > still > won't work. > > The

What I can't seem to do is automate a backup. I am assuming these two prompts have something to do with it, but I can't get rid of them. This backup >> > operation >> > will terminate." >> > >> > I have used the Wizard to create the backup job and schedule it but it >> > still I don't like the SBS backup wizard.

The time now is 12:22 AM. navigate here LatelyI've been getting the error, "Cannot locate the specified media or backupdevice. I tried it and yes it can see the drive. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

All rights reserved. I have my batch file working. Just a thought. 2 Replies 12 Views Switch to linear view Disable enhanced parsing Permalink to this page Thread Navigation mike 2006-05-19 16:31:22 UTC Grey Lancaster SBS Rocks MVP] 2006-05-19 16:44:15 http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-locate/cannot-locate-the-specified-media-or-backup-device-this-backup.html we use new tapes every Friday as that is the "normal" backup which we store off site) then just set the backup job to accept a new tape.Hope this helps.Cheers.

it would help to know the event ID's along with any other pertinent info. This backup operation will terminate." > > > Thanks > > > Raj > LA Tech Guy, Dec 9, 2004 #8 LA Tech Guy Guest RE: Ntbackup: Cannot locate the So I have installed a new one.

Anyone got a solution for this?

So perhaps you want an incremental backup? RE: BACKUP ON WIN SERVER 2003 mjbosko (Programmer) 17 Feb 04 09:54 I do know that at another site, there was an issue with a dell server and its tape drive.I Art Bunch posted Jul 9, 2016 Microsoft.net framework install... Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Why can't someone answer this question? My batch file previously worked using the device name listed in RSM. I have tried unchecking the prompts for a tape, but they still appear and wait for an answer. this contact form Jeff TechSoEasy 0 Message Author Comment by:ipendlebury2006-01-28 Comment Utility Permalink(# a15813478) Hi Jeff, We applied sp1 several months back.

If you have issues regarding other Microsoft products, you'd better post in the corresponding newsgroups so that they can be resolved in an efficient and timely manner. Straighht forward it seems and I can't see where its going wrong? Raj, Sep 7, 2004, in forum: Windows Server Replies: 1 Views: 521 anwar Dec 22, 2010 Backup cannot locate specified media Logie Bear, Nov 14, 2005, in forum: Windows Server Replies: I've just applied that patch as you suggested.