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Please insert overwritable

Created: 21 May 2013 | 1 comment

Please insert overwritable media into the robotic library using the import command.

Overwritable media includes scratch, blank, and recyclable media. Please note that depending on the current Media Overwrite Protection setting, imported and allocated media may be overwritable as well. Consult the online help for more information on overwritable media

I have this Error almost every week, i run the inventory also but it didnt work.

Please advise what steps should be taken to aviod this in future, Thanks

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pkh's picture

The error message indicates that there is no overwritable tape available to the job.  Doing an inventory will not change the overwrite status of the tapes.  Check the OPP setting in your media set and make sure that you have sufficient overwritable tapes BEFORE the start of your jobs.