We have an IBM TS3100 tape library attached to an iSeries, but no media management software. Is there any way to change the external cartridge id ? INZTAP always defaults to the meaningless cartridge id.
Answer Question | March 13, 2012 4:14 PM
IBM Tape Libraries, Tape Backups, TS3100, TSM Tape Library
Can we set brightstore to automatically erase a backup tape that is in the drive if there is data on it prior to stating the backup process?
Answer Question | November 1, 2010 7:58 PM
Backup, Backup and restore, BrightStor, BrightStor ARCserve Backup, Tape Backups, Windows
I am trying to restore a HP LTO2 Ultrium tape and keep on getting the same error “error opening input file FM:2 Blk:10. This is followed by the next screen which states:” Expected header or filemark not found at logical 1:9″ Is the tape capable of being restored, if so how?
Answer Question | October 27, 2010 3:32 AM
Backup and restore, LTO Tape, LTO2, Tape Backups, Ultrium
automatically have the drive wipe the tape before beginning the backup job? We run into full tapes if someone forgets to erase the tape
Answer Question | January 3, 2011 5:35 PM
Backup, Backup and restore, Brightstore, Tape Backups, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Backup
We are taking daily backup using BRMS. Two days before because of one application failure on server, we have cancelled backup. The tape for that backup was moved to tape library. When problem resolved, we inserted new tape for backup. Suppose old tape is X and new tape is Y. But, it took X tape [...]
Answer Question | October 17, 2010 1:22 PM
AS/400, Backup, BRMS, BRMS Backup, Tape Backups, Tape drives
i need an example of cl program that reads tape volume and executes the commands in their ok.
Answer Question | October 14, 2010 1:47 PM
Backup and restore, CL Program, CL programs, Tape Backups, Tarek
I have i520 server with V5R3 and ts3100 tape library.I faced this message error when i try to do backup: *Attention* Interface error:TAPMLB01(resource TAPMLB01) or IOP CMB04.
Answer Question | October 17, 2010 2:58 PM
AS/400, i520, Tape Backups, TS3100, TSM Tape Library, V5R3
We have 6 year old LTO tapes. We are trying to restore data from them using a LTO4 drive. We can not read the tapes at all. Not even the label. Can this be fixed? Any ideas? The drives are backwards compatible right?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:15 PM
Backup, Backup and recovery management software, LTO Tape, Storage in 2010, Tape Backups, Tape storage, Windows
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
I have tapes in the library that are “inserted” how do i make them “avaiable” for backup?
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 11:24 PM
AS/400, Backup, iSeries, iSeries backup, iSeries backup and recovery, Tape Backups
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
How can I view the files on the back up tape itself and not the log? I need to verify which tape has the most recent files on it, out of several monthly tapes.
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 12:57 PM
Backup, Tape Backups, Tape Drive, Tape libraries, Tape storage
I Have a Dell 2800 PowerEdge Server and Living in Florida we get alot of storms. When Power failure occurs sometimes the Back up Tape has not completed, it does not eject the tape. I understand that but, what do I do to make sure the Data is fully backed up on the tape, so that [...]
Answer Question | September 30, 2010 12:51 PM
Backup, Dell PowerEdge 2800, Server Failure, Server Power Failure, Servers, Tape Backups
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
After cleaning my LTO3 tape drive with a cleaning tape it will not recognize my old tapes., It seems to write to new ones without an issue but the old ones with data are showing up as UNKNOWN.
Answer Question | August 20, 2010 5:35 PM
BrightStor, LTO3 Tape Drive, LTO3 tape library, Tape Backups, Tape Drive, Tape errors, Tape storage, Windows Server 2008 Backup
Can I use NTBackup to schedule backup jobs to create a file and then copy it off the server to our collocation? This will be a secondary backup solution in case something happens to our primary tapes.
Answer Question | November 4, 2010 5:32 PM
Backup, Backup Scheduler, NTBackup, Scheduled Backup, Tape Backups, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Backup
What is the right backup tape for me if I am trying to get 15 terabytes backed up? We currently have a LTO3 library but I would love to replace it with higher capacity tapes. Are there any that are reliable? What application should I be using for backups this huge?
Answer Question | July 22, 2010 2:05 PM
Backup, Storage products and equipment, Tape Backups, Tape storage, Terabyte
In have 6 servers at the head office and 1 in 8 regions and I need to backup all data including data from regions. All should be backup centrally I am currently using a single tape library and backing only data from the 6 servers only at the head office thus the reginalnservers are not been saved
Answer Question | January 8, 2011 5:10 AM
Backup Exec 12.5, Backup Strategy, Data backup solutions, Tape Backups, Tape storage
We are looking to retire our AS/400 machine, what is a suitable replacement? Our aging AS/400 machine is on its last legs. What modern system is a good fit? We have Oracle data on it for our front end server. Everything is backed up to tape library.
Answer Question | July 15, 2010 5:27 PM
AS/400 upgrades, Oracle Database Migration, Tape Backups, Tape libraries