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Inserting new tape into running job

Created: 19 Feb 2013 • Updated: 19 Feb 2013 | 5 comments
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Is it possible to add a blank tape tape into a running job... My backup job ran out of tape space, 

and is waiting for extra media

 

 

please help

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Solution4all's picture

Yes ,Make sure Tape you are inserting is overwritable.

thanks

rune4440's picture

I just unwrapped a brand new tape, and inserted it into the media drive, no luck it cannot see the tape

pkh's picture

You are out of luck here.  You need to insert a labeled tape and you cannot label a tape while the job is running.  Unfortunately, you would have to cancel your job, label this new tape and then re-run your job.

SOLUTION
Solution4all's picture

After inserting new tape Respond to alert "Please insert overwritable Media" with yes.

You can click on Active job to respond to alert.

rune4440's picture

S4all I tried this but then the job is on hold ? and I can't cancel the hold condition