Event ID 58059: "Media is unrecognized. The media in drive '%drive%' is written in an unrecognized format. Erase the media to make it usable" is reported in the Event Viewer Application Log.

Article:TECH23217  |  Created: 2002-01-05  |  Updated: 2012-07-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH23217
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Technical Solution

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Issue



Event ID 58059: "Media is unrecognized. The media in drive '<drive>' is written in an unrecognized format. Erase the media to make it usable" is reported in the Event Viewer Application Log.


Error



Event ID: 58059
Source: Backup Exec
Type: Information
Description: Backup Exec Alert: Media Information
(Server: "ServerName") (Job: "JobName") Media is unrecognized.

The media in drive '<Drive>' is written in an unrecognized format. Erase the media to make it usable.


Solution



The following alert is reported in Backup Exec (tm)

Figure 1:
 

Backup Exec is attempting to overwrite media and the media was previously written to in a tape format that Backup Exec does not understand. In order for Backup Exec to write to this media, the media must be erased.

For instructions on erasing a media, refer to the Related Articles section at the end of this technote.

Supplemental Materials

SourceEvent ID
Value58059
Description

Backup Exec Alert: Media Information (Server: "ServerName") (Job: "JobName") Media is unrecognized. The media in drive '<drive>' is written in an unrecognized format. Erase the media to make it usable


SourceUMI
ValueV-275-427
Description

Media is unrecognized. The media in drive '<drive:>' is written in an unrecognized format. Erase the media to make it usable.


SourceUMI
ValueV-275-629
Description

Media is unrecognized.The media labeled '%s' from slot '%d', read by drive '<Drive:>' is written in an unrecognized format.



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252434


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