[Feature Request] Warning or Error when .vbk is locked

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[Feature Request] Warning or Error when .vbk is locked

Veeam Logoby Sheppen » Fri Dec 04, 2015 1:30 am

A Customer I'm working with has asked me to file this request. The issue is that when a tape job is running while the source .vbk is locked it reports the lock with a success.

The Customer would like to have it where, when a source .vbk is locked, it reports as either a Warning or Error message when the backup to tape is postponed. This way the customer would be able to notice that there was nothing actually put to tape.

In my customer's case the tape job only runs on a bi-monthly schedule and he is required to commit data to tape twice a month. The Warning or Error would allow him to easily notice when the data was prevented from going to tape when the files are locked.

Thanks!
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Re: [Feature Request] Warning or Error when .vbk is locked

Veeam Logoby Shestakov » Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:38 am 1 person likes this post

Hello Brad and welcome to the forums.

The customer`s request is totally fair, and in the upcoming v9 version the behavior is changed. Starting from v9, if some of the source files are locked, the tape job is going to wait according to the corresponding setting and if it`s still locked after the interval, job will be finished with errors. However all restore points successfully copied to tape will be kept.

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Re: [Feature Request] Warning or Error when .vbk is locked

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Sun Dec 06, 2015 4:41 pm

Moreover the ‘wait for the linked backup jobs’ schedule option was reworked to wait for all the linked jobs by default.
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