Monthly Duplicate jobs are duplicating multiple Weekly Fulls and Daily Incremental sets even when the option is set to duplicate 'Recent Full'

Article:TECH201563  |  Created: 2013-01-10  |  Updated: 2013-10-10  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH201563
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Technical Solution


Issue



If the backups are set as per the following steps issue is seen where Monthly Duplicate jobs are duplicating multiple Weekly Fulls and Daily Incremental sets even when the option is set to duplicate "Recent Full"

1. Weekly FULL  and daily jobs set to backup to the MMS (Managed Media Server) Deduplication Storage and then immediately followed by their linked duplicate jobs to the CAS (Central Administration Server) deduplication Storage

2. Daily Incremental jobs set to backup to the MMS deduplication storage and then immediately followed by their linked duplicate jobs to the CAS deduplication storage

3. In this same backup policy a SCHEDULED Monhtly duplicate backup which runs only on 1st  Sat/Sun/Mon of a month and its target device is tape which is attached to the MMS server. Recent Full is the source for this duplicate job.

What is being observed is that the Monthly Duplicate jobs are duplicating multiple Weekly Fulls and Daily Incremental sets even when the option is set to duplicate 'Recent Full'

 


Environment



Backup Exec 2012 CAS, MMS setup with deduplication storage folder setup on each. CAS is on the DR site and MMS on the production site. The MMS server also has a local tape library attached to it.

 


Solution



This issue is not seen after installing Backup Exec 2012 Rev 1798 Service Pack 2 (TECH203155)


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Description

Monthly Duplicate jobs are duplicating multiple Weekly Fulls and Daily Incremental sets even when the option is set to duplicate 'Recent Full'



Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH201563


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