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Insufficient online or nearline media is available to start job (BE 2012)

Created: 26 Jan 2014 | 6 comments

Faliure to make backup in new media. How to fix it ??

There are Scan / Inventory / Inventory and Catalog / Catalog for selection ??

What should I choose after changed tape ??

Thanks

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CraigV's picture

Hi,

The tape must be in the Scratch set or overwritable. If it is protected by the media set's OPP/Append settings, then you either need to erase it if you are sure you don't need the data on it, or find another tape.

But, you'd run an Inventory to detect the tape.

Catalog is run when you need to do a restore...

Thanks!

EDIT: Refer to the TN below for further info:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH24217

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William Lawance's picture

- It's a new tape. Also "Inventory" is ok ??

- Otherwise, if the tape is protected, how to erase it ??

pkh's picture

Are you using barcode labels? If not, did you right-click and label it?

William Lawance's picture

No barcode label is using.

What the steps need for regonize new tape ??

Do I need to set media set to tape ?? if yes, how ??

Thanks

CraigV's picture

...if it is a new tape, no need to format or erase it. It is automatically added to the Scratch set.

Thanks!

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CraigV's picture

...have you checked the tape to make sure the protection tab hasn't been moved across?

Otherwise...place tape in drive, run an Inventory job, and then erase it through BE itself.

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