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Created: 04 Jan 2013 • Updated: 04 Jan 2013 | 4 comments
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04:12:43 Duplicate started Fri 04 Jan 2013 04:12:43 AM EST

04:12:43 Activity monitor job id = 14928631234

04:12:43 INF - Skipping backup id unix23_1357278896, it is a lifecycle image that cannot be manually duplicated

04:12:43 INF - found no images or media matching the selection criteria

Getting the above error when duplicating manually from data domain.

We are using SLP for duplication.

NBU 7.1

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Mark_Solutions's picture

Any images backup up as part of a Storage Lifecycle Policy cannot be manually duplicated

The SLP will have duplicated them but if that has failed or you just want an extra copy you will need to cancel that image from the SLP control which will allow you to duplicate it manually.

nbstlutil cancel -backupid unix23_1357278896

However, if this is an old image past its default retention date and only retained due to being part of an incomplete SLP then cancelling it could allow it to then exoire - so check what it is and its properties before proceeding

Hope this helps

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RamNagalla's picture


please check the below discussion, you can only choose either of one, SLP or manual duplication

nike_new's picture

I just wanna take the backup to tape from data domain with more retention than already defined.

I need to make 2 copies for that with 2 year retention.

How to proceed?

RamNagalla's picture

just read the Mark post above , you will find the answer...