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Veritas 9.0 backup error

haddad05 asked
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Last Modified: 2013-12-01
I got the following error this morning when got into work:

Job ended: Monday, March 20, 2006 at 10:22:51 PM
Completed status: Failed
Final error code: a0008115 HEX
Final error description: Physical Volume Library Drive or Robot paused, offline, or disabled.

Final error category: Backup Device Errors

Experts please help!
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Sounds like the drive is paused - go to the devices tab, right click on anything that has (paused) against it and un-pause it.


The pause option is greyed out
This is quite a common problem with Backup Exec.

You'll find some troubleshooting tips here:




My device is not paused it says it is off line. That is happening for my Monday backup folder but when i do a test run for tuesday it comes up successful.
OK there are a couple of other KB articles you can try:


Will give you a starting point, with links to other articles.

I had to uninstall and re-install the device drivers for the tape drive/ library
In the microsoft windows device manager, uninstall the device.
Or you could try to reinstall 9.0 and in the device setup tell it to use the Veritas drivers and not microsoft drivers on the tape device.

Good luck!
<<Monday backup folder>>

So you're doing disk to disk backup? http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/236295.htm should help but it's normally easier to delete the specific B2D folder out of BE, delete the folder contents and recreate a new B2D folder with same name as the other one unless you want to restore from it.

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