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OptDup backups between Backup Exec servers fail with '0xe00084ec - A backup storage read/write error has occurred' and error 2060016 recorded in Event Log

Created: 03 Jan 2013
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Product(s): Backup Exec, Backup Exec - 2010, Backup Exec - 2012
Severity: Non-data threatening / major functionality
Status: Investigating/gathering information
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Optimized Duplicate (OptDup) backups, between Backup Exec Deduplication folders, fail with '0xe00084ec - A backup storage read/write error has occurred'. The error discusses 'tape based storage' but both source and target storage are disk based. 

Application Event logs indicate a sequence of errors;
 
 ostutil:Opdup Phantom Image PEOST_0000xxxx could not be written because of error 2060016

 ostutil(OstCancelCopyImage):Async cancel failed because of error 2060001.

 ostutil(OstCopyExtentImage):Copy image failed because of error 2060018