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media catalog

Created: 01 Apr 2013 | 4 comments


Why when I catalog a backup exec 2012 with media asking me to import another media?

Thank you for your help it is quite urgent.


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CraigV's picture


It's going to ask you for another tape if the backup job spanned 2 tapes. In which case to restore everything, insert tape #2.


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Henri55's picture

thank you for your answer.
is it possible to read the tapes if the backup set is incomplete?


pkh's picture

Yes. You can. Click on the BE button ---> Configuration and Settings ---> Backup Exec Settings ---> Catalogs and uncheck the "Use storage-based catalogs" option.

BE 2012 - storage media-based catalog.png

lmosla's picture

Take a look at the following link for information to verify the Global settings are correct

I apologize, please disregard the above infomation. The comment was meant for a different post.