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Go to Solution. Our VTL vendor says that there is nothing they could do about it because the VTL was clearly told to erase the tapes. However erase failed with "cannot overwrite media, data on it is protected(168)" . We are planning on moving our datacenter around and need to move alot of servers from this rack to that rack. http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-overwrite/cannot-overwrite-media-data-on-it-is-protected.html

I uploaded my public key to keyserver.pgp.com a dew years back. Netbackup is suppossed to be the industry leader in backup software....so I am told. status: 1542 09/14/2013 08:20:56 - end Flash Backup Windows: Delete Snapshot; elapsed time 0:00:02 09/14/2013 08:20:56 - Info bpfis (pid=0) done. Earlier we are using ESX5.0 now we upgrade to 5.1 then only shows error Error Msg. 09/14/2013 08:18:38 - granted resource  R00012 09/14/2013 08:18:38 - granted resource  IBM.ULT3580-TD5.000 09/14/2013 08:18:38 -

Symantec Connect Home Community:All Communities Overview Login or Register to participate Português English 简体中文 Français Deutsch 日本語 Español Help Video Screencast Help Search Content For more information about erasing unassigned VTL tapes and why it is necessary: https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/idea/option-erase-tapes-when-all-images-have-expired https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/can-nbu-auto-erase-tape-after-data-expires https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/scratch-tapes-and-quick-erase-vtl Anyhow, the Netbackup admin console GUI doesn't actually allow you to erase Thanks in advance, 0 Kudos Reply Error bplabel(pid=5092) Media Marianne Moderator Partner Trusted Advisor Accredited Certified ‎09-15-2013 06:56 AM Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print

Writer name: 'Task Scheduler Writer'   Writer Id: {d61d61c8-d73a-4eee-8cdd-f6f9786b7124}   Writer Instance Id: {1bddd48e-5052-49db-9b07-b96f96727e6b}   State: [1] Stable   Last error: No error Writer name: 'VSS Metadata Store Writer'   Writer Id: {75dfb225-e2e4-4d39-9ac9-ffaff65ddf06}   Writer Instance Id: Media Status: ACTIVE Kilobytes: 133798404 Images: 2 Valid Images: 2 You can only re-label or erase this tape once all images have expired. I have selected "Process logical volumes for backup one at a time" too see if this helps. I have two tapes : R0TP00 - Unassigned R0TP01 - Assigned with data on it I ran : bplabel -erase -m -d 4mm -o -p NetBackup -host womble Both times

I could not find any clue in messages you post. Environment on master, media and client servers. ALSO... (just so I know, new to this backup exec...) #1.. his explanation We want that layer to work with 7.5 version of Symantec.

http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/270446.htm How to convert NetBackup catalog tape to NetBackup backup tape on Windows (I know it says on windows, but it is the same commands just different path to find the I have a policy with 35 2003/2008 servers in it with Backup Selections set to ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES (no New Stream directive set) with a schedule from 18:00 - 06:00, 2 weeks retention and 13 I'd like to install VxVM in my Solaris 11 (x86 - Virtual ) to learn and practice many commands to execute on production environment. In regards to this error: Info bptm(pid=3036) media id 000174 mounted on drive index 0, drivepath {4,0,0,2}, drivename IBM.ULTRIUM-TD3.004, copy 2 1/29/2013 5:34:58 PM - Error bptm(pid=3036) incorrect media found in

A failure was detected running /mnt/Netbackup/7.5/NetBackup_7.5_CLIENTS/NBClients/anb/Clients/usr/openv/netbackup/client/Solaris/Solaris_x86_10_64/cp_to_client guatbck guatadm04 /tmp/install_trace.13759 File /usr/openv/tmp/install_trace.13759 contains a trace of this install. http://systemmanager.ru/nbadmin.en/nbu_168.htm but i shown one error/// output error GHOSTERR.TXT abort : 8027 a general exception occured..... What is your media server esx host and FC SAN relationship or configuration like? Client binaries are located in /mnt/Netbackup/7.5/NetBackup_7.5_CLIENTS/NBClients/anb/Clients/usr/openv/netbackup/client/Solaris/Solaris_x86_10_64.

But in this case, it has no effect because you need to overwrite NetBackup formatted tape - no such option here. this content Claim or contact us about this channel Embed this content in your HTML Search confirm cancel Report adult content: click to rate: Account: (login) More Channels Showcase RSS Channel Showcase 7971115 But my data is gone. I have no idea how to do this in windows (very sorry) but if you were to log a call and shown this, then hopefully they can find someone who can,

Maybe if more of us let Symantec know how we feel....they might do something!    

0 0 09/14/13--03:37: Snapshot error 156 for vmbackups in Veritas Contact us about this WHY can I not just right click and hold or suspend these duplications? Thanks!

0 0 09/18/13--12:12: Announcing the 3.10 Version of SORT - Now With NetBackup 7.6 Support Contact us about this article I do not need a solution (just sharing information) http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-overwrite/cannot-overwrite-aumproduct.html Handy NetBackup Links 0 Kudos Reply Thanks Marianne, I got an bharath_jakkani Level 4 ‎09-15-2010 07:27 AM Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to

I need the following pls: 1. A complete document explaning how robot (tape library work-physical) and how netbackup uses the tapes/tape library. Unfortunately during the time between the list was generated and the BPLABEL command was run some of the media had been reused and assigned. ...

VMware policy - Uses automatic query and uses "Backup media server" to perform automatic host selection.

there is no dtrace on windows ... can you give me answers to above questions thanks bharath 0 Kudos Reply Special process J_H_Is_gone Level 6 ‎09-15-2010 07:36 AM Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS But I'm not worrying about the pass thru driver thing. I could not find any clue in messages you post.

Aborting... ========== Unpacking package ========== x SYMCnbclt.pkg, 304105472 bytes, 593956 tape blocks x .pkg_defaults, 151 bytes, 1 tape blocks == Checking for pre-existing package == package SYMCnbclt is not installed ========= The backup copies over the tape from the backup the day before.   Thanks

0 0 09/12/13--10:39: Auto-Eject tapes that arent expired Media Contact us about this article I need If you still don't believe it, check the catalog, you will find that all backup images are still there on the tape. check over here NetBackup client is currently at release level 7.1.

What I need is a typical design advice from you guys that are having a successful VMware backup using netbackup 7.5.