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Tape Job with Backup Copies as Source

Post by AUmonroe » Sep 20, 2019 6:59 pm

Hello All,

We are running into some troubles with our Tape Jobs that write Backup Copies to tape. It seems that the backup copy job does not respect that a Tape job is running against these copies and the copy job seems to step on the toes of the tape job causing all types of delays and failures. I know I am not giving specifics, and I can provide more detail, but does anyone have a recommendation in regards to this type of backup copy to tape scenario? I can provides more details on what kind of errors we are seeing and anything else needed, but perhaps I am doing something not reccomended? The thought was we didn't want the tap job delaying the primary backup jobs, so why not write the copies to tape instead of the primary backups, but as I said we get all sorts of issues, and the only real remedy seems to be disabling the backup copy jobs while the tape jobs run.. manual process and just yuck.


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Re: Tape Job with Backup Copies as Source

Post by nathano » Sep 23, 2019 2:01 am

have a browse through some of the other threads in the tape section. it's been discussed a few times iirc. e.g. tape-f29/v9-problem-daily-full-to-tape- ... 38966.html

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Re: Tape Job with Backup Copies as Source

Post by Dima P. » Sep 23, 2019 4:29 pm


Mind me asking if you tried to use Prevent this job from being interrupted by source backup jobs option in tape job schedule? This check box was designed to make sure that source jobs wont interfere with the tape job. Thanks!


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