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e000fe09 - The directory is invalid

Created: 16 Jul 2008 • Updated: 21 May 2010 | 2 comments

For the past two weeks I have been receive this error message at the completion of my backups.


Error : e000fe09 - The directory is invalid. 


The only problem is, it does not ever specify which directory is invalid.  How can I figure out what directory it is referring to?  The knowledge base article does me no good because i don't know what directory is causing the problem.


I'm running BE 11d 7170 SP2 HF32, 33, 34, 31, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 43


Job name            : TUESDAY TAPE
Job type : Backup
Job status : Failed
Job log : C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\Data\BEX_IAM02_01216.xml
Server name : XXXXX
Selection list name : DAILY
Device name         : SONY
Target name : SONY LIB-81 [0001..0004]
Media set name : DAILY
All Media Used
Error category    : Resource Errors
Error : e000fe09 - The directory is invalid.

For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-65033

Job Summary Information

Byte count          : 465,333,778,446 bytes
Job rate : 782.93 MB/Min (Byte count of all backup sets divided by Elapsed time for all backup sets)
Files               : 1,177,350
Directories : 88,997
Skipped files : 0
Corrupt files : 0
Files in use : 0
Original start time : Tuesday, July 08, 2008 9:00:00 PM
Job started : Tuesday, July 15, 2008 9:00:05 PM
Job ended : Wednesday, July 16, 2008 12:49:45 PM
Elapsed time : 15:49:40


Message Edited by JRiggs1509 on 07-16-2008 10:31 AM

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JRiggs1509's picture

alright, so i've been able to track down the problem directories, but i'm still not sure how to go about fixing the issue.  the bat directory in the picture below has over 5,000 directories in it, and throughout the day there are several directories that are deleted or added.  if a directory is deleted from the bat directory during the day, it errors out as an invalid directory during the nightly backup.  it shouldn't be doing this right? 




ANIAdmin's picture

Go to Selection List and then the Selections on the left then in the right side window choose View Selection Details. There is probably where the invalid item can be found and deleted.