cant restore from 32bit 12.5 backup set to 64bit backup exec 2012
im trying to restore files from disk backup set-
backupexec 12.5 32bit on a 32 bit win 2003 standard server
backupexec 2012 SP1a 64bit on 64bit win2008r2 standard
and having strange problems (lucky its a migration to a new server and the old server is still running).
i import the 12.5 disk backup set.
i try to restore and there's nothing there.
i try to inventory & catalog and it complains ala ( requested media is not listed in the media index).
i turn off storage based catalogs as per related kb articles.
i try to catalog again and it errors out but in the restore window i can see all files listed.
i try and restore a single file listed in the restore interface. it says completed successfully but file is
i restore a 20gb directory. it says completed successfully , but various files are missing on closer inspection.
i try to duplicate the backup set but it just goes to "stalled" state.
any help appreciated (im beginning to wonder with be 2012 whether my backups are really in safe hands. backups failing get people fired/sued and destroys careers/lives) - makes me wonder whether sysadmin is worth the risks and less than stellar pay - but enough of these philosphies!
i try to ntbackup the data on source server, and can restore it no problems using the windows 2008 ntbackup restore only utility but backupexec is the daily backup tool.