NTBACKUP erasing tape problem
Posted on 1997-09-30
I have a Colorado T-3000 backup tape drive on a NT 4.0 server. I need to have the tape erased before I do the backup. I could start the NTbackup and click on the erase function but ... I want to do it in a batch file so I use the command line version:
which should start the program and erase the tape. Well ... it is not. It does start the NTBACKUP program but doesn't do the erase, just sits there till someone comes and exits the program. It does not want to do the erase. There is no error message displayed, no entry made in the event log, nothing.
Can you tell me what is wrong? All other backup functions work just fine through the command propt line!