Bckup exec  blocksize error

Posted on 2006-06-28
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Last Modified: 2010-04-03
only occurs on  scheduled job, run the same job manually its fine    nothing known has changed and has worked fine for last year or so about 2 weeks ago this started happerning

DLT on a win2003 server backing up mail stores on exchange 2003 diffrent server. BE v 10
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scrathcyboy earned 2000 total points
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For this scheduled job, make sure you set it to ERASE the tape first, not append.  This is a bug in bKup exec, it does not append correctly to a lot of tapes on some drives.  You MUST set it to overwrite the tape with each backup job.  It is wasteful, yes, but this is the problem with defective backup software.

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