Error "The operation failed to acquire the minimum number of drives and media needed," occurs when attempting to backup resources from a EMC Celerra SAN volume using the Backup Exec for Windows Servers NDMP option.

Article:TECH74119  |  Created: 2009-01-02  |  Updated: 2014-02-10  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH74119
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



"The operation failed to acquire the minimum number of drives and media needed," occurs when attempting to backup resources from a EMC Celerra SAN volume using the Backup Exec for Windows Servers NDMP option.


Error



0xe0000f16 -The operation failed to acquire the minimum number of drives and media needed

V-79-57344-33035 - Mount failed. Physical Volume Library Drive not found.

0XE000810B - Mount failed. Physical Volume Library Drive not found.

V-79-57344-3862 - The operation failed to acquire the minimum number of drives and media needed.


Solution



 Perform the following actions. If the problem persists, refer to the technotes in the related document section below or contact Symantec Technical Support for further assistance.

 - Disable the Removable Storage service on the Backup Exec for Windows server.

- Set the Backup Exec Logon account use for the NDMP resources to Common.

NOTE: For more information on Backup Exec Logon accounts and how to verify account settings please refer to the following technote:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO11641


NOTE: Common accounts are shared accounts that can be accessed by all users. For more information about Backup Exec restrictions placed on logon accounts please refer to the following technote:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO11642 

- Within the NDMP Backup job properties, under Settings | NDMP | Backup type option choose Dump. Refer to technote http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO12755 for further details.

 


Supplemental Materials

SourceUMI
ValueV-79-57344-33035
Description

Mount failed. Physical Volume Library Drive not found.


SourceError Code
ValueE000810B
Description

Mount failed. Physical Volume Library Drive not found.


SourceUMI
ValueV-79-57344-3862
Description

The operation failed to acquire the minimum number of drives and media needed.


SourceError Code
Valuee0000f16
Description

The operation failed to acquire the minimum number of drives and media needed.



Legacy ID



330560


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH74119


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