by Chris.B » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:02 pm 1 person likes this post
I came across this thread as we had a couple of backups fail on our yearly GFS tape job over the weekend, being able to retry failed tape jobs would be really useful.
My solution was to clone the failed GFS tape job and then edit it to remove the VMs which had backed up successfully so only the VMs which had failed were left. I then ran the cloned job by right-clicking and selecting Active Full > Yearly. This ensured that only the failed VMs were processed and the backups ended up on the correct media set.
by sasilik » Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:16 pm people like this post
+1 for a little bit different "retry tape job". Seems that if there is some problems reading source files then tape job fails. Could the tape jobs have similar option as VM jobs - retry N times and wait N minutes before retrying. Maybe there is some temporary problem and maybe there is only problem with reading one file and job could go on and report failing files. For now Veeam fails entire tape job when these kind of errors occur.