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Recovery Point Set backups to Dell RD1000 fail ('E7D1001F Error: Can not write to the file').

Created: 17 May 2013
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Product(s): System Recovery - SSR 2011, System Recovery
Severity: Non-data threatening / major functionality
Status: Investigating/gathering information
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Symantec System Recovery (SSR) recovery point set backups to a Dell RD1000 drive fail with the error listed below.

File/Folder level backups to the same drive are successful.


E7D1001F Error: Can not write to the file.
EBAB03F1 error: Unable to meet the demand due to an error in S. I / O Device
0xE7D1001F (Symantec System Recovery)
(UMI: V-281-3215-6071)


Dell RD1000


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