DLM(Data Lifecycle Management) expiration or manual deletion of spanned backup set does not delete some .bfk files if it is spanned across multiple disk storages

Article:TECH204553  |  Created: 2013-04-01  |  Updated: 2013-10-01  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH204553
Article Type
Technical Solution


Subject

Issue



The DLM(Data Lifecycle Management) expiration or a manual deletion of a spanned backup set does not delete some .bfk files if it is spanned across multiple disk storages.
 

When a backup job runs to a storage device pool which contains multiple disk storages, the backup set can be spanned across multiple disk storages. After the retention period of the backup set expires, the .bkf files on a disk storage which is firstly used are deleted by DLM. However, the .bkf files on the other disk storages are not deleted.


Environment



Backup Exec 2012

Disk Storage


Solution



Manually delete the .bkf files left on the disk storage and run an inventory job.


Symantec Corporation has acknowledged that the above-mentioned issue is present in the current version(s) listed under the Product(s) Section of this article. Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers.
 
This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release. If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns. For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see
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CORE: Some bkf files are not deleted by DLM after retention period of backup set expires if it is spanned across multiple disk storages


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DLM Expiration or Manual Deletion of a spanned backup set does not delete the media that spanned to subsequent Disk storage when running backup to a DISK POOL with multiple B2D.



Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH204553


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