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A One-Time Backup job in Backup Exec 2012 targeted to Backup-to-Disk folder fails with error "0Xe0000f16-The operation failed to acquire the minimum number of drives and media needed"

Created: 02 Aug 2012
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Product(s): Backup Exec, Backup Exec - 2012
Severity: Minor functionality
Status: Investigating/gathering information
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Post upgrading to BE 2012, a One-Time Backup job targeted to Backup-to-Disk folder fails with error “The operation failed to acquire the minimum number of drives and media needed"

Final error: 0xe0000f16 - The operation failed to acquire the minimum number of drives and media needed.
Final error category: Job Errors

For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-3862

V-79-57344-33028 - Error - Mount failed.
Invalid Physical Volume Library Media Set Identifier.

For more details please refer to the following article:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH194304