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Insert different tape for full backup

Veeam Logoby zul » Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:21 am

Hi guys,

Last Thursday I scheduled a Full Backup on Tape 1. And today, I scheduled another Full Backup to Tape using different tape;Tape 2.

But there are some problem with today backup:
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FYI, in Tape 2 has .vib data which I will not using it anymore. Does it mean I need to erase the content in Tape 2 in order to run full backup?
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Re: Insert different tape for full backup

Veeam Logoby Shestakov » Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:39 am

Hi, tapes cannot be used if they are protected. Once protection period is over, tapes will be rewritten, so you don`t need to erase tapes before using.
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Re: Insert different tape for full backup

Veeam Logoby zul » Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:38 am

hi, thanks for the reply.

The tape is not in protected. So i need to use the same tape until the protection period is over?

Last night i scheduled a job backup to tape in another tape, Tape 3. But it shows the same notification as i post above.
Kindly advise me what to do.

Tq
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Re: Insert different tape for full backup

Veeam Logoby Shestakov » Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:55 am

If tape is not protected, it can be used for writing.
So i need to use the same tape until the protection period is over?

Didn`t get it. When Tape 2 is full VBR tries to continue writing on Tape 3 if the tape is not protected from writing.
You may also contact the support team to get assistance.
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