Can I restore LTO2 backup tapes on a LTO3 tape drive?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 3:26 PM
Backup, LTO, LTO Tape, LTO2, LTO3 Tape Drive, Tape Backups
Is it possible to restore data on a LTO3 tape without the application (ArcServe2000) that backed it up?
Answer Question | April 12, 2011 4:41 PM
ArcServe, ARCserve Backup 12, Backup, LTO, LTO3 Tape Drive, Restore Database
I am using Backup exec 2010 and I can not get my LTO2 tape drive to compress backups. The tapes and drive support 200/400 compressed but I can only store up to 200GB max.
Answer Question | April 12, 2011 4:39 PM
Backup, Backup Exec 2010, LTO, LTO2, Tape Backups, Tape Drive
We are currently using Retrospect (windows version) to do both nightly backups and regular archiving of our production server. The routine archiving consists of an average of 200GB of DATA on several tapes in one catalog. We find that Retrospect may not be the most robust solution for such large data sets. However we are [...]
Answer Question | February 18, 2011 7:53 PM
Archiving, Backup and restore, Data archiving, Data backup solutions, LTO, LTO4, Retrospect
Using tapes (LTO2) from a Windows server 2003 and NTBackup. Is this possible? Can I backup to the tape and selectively restore? Or will I need more robust software?
Answer Question | September 27, 2010 2:59 PM
Backup, Backup software, LTO, LTO Tape, LTO tape library, NTBackup, Windows Server 2003
Backing up servers over a 100mbps node is very very slow. Is there anything that can be done to speed this up over the existing 100mbps line? The transfers seem to be going at around 7-12mbps. The server is a Windows 2000 Advanced server and the client machines are Windows 2003 R2 servers.
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 5:10 PM
Backup, LTO, LTO tape library, LTO4, Tape Backups, Windows, Windows Server 2000
Does anyone have anymore information regarding using TAR CVF commands to access LTO tapes regardless of what software was used to archive to those LTO tapes. Thanks Ken
Answer Question | September 16, 2010 9:14 PM
LTO, LTO tape library, RCVF, Tape Backups, Tape storage, Unix
We are an audio post production facility in the LA area. Currently we archive our finished work to LTO-4 using a tape library (Dell TL-4000) and Retrospect. We also have a Fibre LTO-4 drive and a SCSI LTO-3 drive. One of our clients has +/- 1,000 LTO-1 tapes with audio data as well as other [...]
Answer Question | September 13, 2010 12:40 AM
LTO, LTO tape library, Retrospect, SCSI, Tape Backups, Tape storage
We have approx 10TB we backup to disk and then to LTO1 tape drive system with 4 drives. What’s the opinion on a setup with LTO5 in this enviornment. Given it’s speed should I even use disk to disk backups? Deduplication isn’t a need.
Answer Question | September 1, 2010 3:38 PM
Backup, LTO, LTO5, Tape Backups
I have a LTO 3 tape drive that does not read my LTO2 tapes is this normal? I thought they were backwards compatible. I can read the LTO2 tapes in the LTO2 drive but not vice versa. It seems to be letting me write to them but not read them.
Answer Question | August 5, 2010 9:18 PM
LTO, LTO 3 tape library, LTO2
I ask for your ideas:I am using an Ultrium lto 3 tape drive .It is not working with the Symantec backup exec 11d installed in the DELL Poweredge 2970 with Windows server 2003 standard SP 2.If I launch the application ie symantec and loadind the job after starting the backup it displays the error msg [...]
Answer Question | June 7, 2010 2:18 PM
400/800GB, Backup Exec 11d, Backup Exec Error Messages, Dell PowerEdge, dell poweredge 2970, LTO, PowerVault 114T, Symantec Backup Exec 11D, Ultrium 3
Because of too much information, my LTO drive has been spanning tapes. Last night it couldn’t span because the next tape was not in the same media set. I was asked to insert a tape, but I couldnt’ insert a tape because the drive was locked. Couldn’t unlock the drive because a job was running?! [...]
Answer Question | February 5, 2010 6:05 PM
Backup Exec 12.5, LTO, LTO 3 tape library, Tape Drive