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Replacing Tape Drive in Backup Exec

Created: 23 Apr 2013 • Updated: 29 Apr 2013 | 4 comments
Nayabsk's picture
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Hi All,

I have replaced one of my tape drive in my Tape library , now how i will be able to proceed to configure it in Backup Exec 2012.

OS:- Windows 2008

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CraigV's picture


Run tapeinst.exe to install the Symantec drivers for the device. Restart the BE services to redetect the device and there should be no further configuration tasks.


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Nayabsk's picture

Now i am getting an error as " Physical Volume Library Media Not Found" while i tried to my Duplicate backup from Disk to Tape 

VJware's picture

Edit the backup job & ensure it is pointing to the new drive. Else, recreate the job definition.