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Recover Backup from Tape

Post by ansarvm » Jan 25, 2016 6:45 am

Hi,

I have a tape which contains veeam backup file and the retention period for those backup was over. Hence there is no media set information for those files, in tapes media pools. My question is Can i able to copy the veeam backup file (.vbk) from tape to any machine?

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Re: Recover Backup from Tape

Post by P.Tide » Jan 25, 2016 7:51 am

Hi and welcome to the community!

Yes you should be able to copy a backup file from tape to any machine of your choice, unless your tape has been overwritten/erased.

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Re: Recover Backup from Tape

Post by ansarvm » Jan 25, 2016 7:57 am

Hi PTide,

Thanks for your reply.

when i expand the tape contents i can see the .vbk and .vtm files, but there is no option to copy it to computer. Could you please help me to provide the steps, how do i can copy and save to computer using veeam backup or replication 8?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Recover Backup from Tape

Post by P.Tide » Jan 25, 2016 8:17 am 1 person likes this post

Have you followed these steps?

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Re: Recover Backup from Tape

Post by ansarvm » Jan 25, 2016 9:10 am

Hi Pavel,

Thanks for your help. I have recovered the files from tape.
Once again thanks for the prompt response..1000Likes.

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