Tape Ejects for No Reason before Symantec Job Runs
Posted on 2006-10-19
One of our clients has Symantec Backup Exec 10d backing up to an Exabyte SCSI drive on a Win2K Server SP4 machine. Yesterday and today, after the backup job ran for the night, the next day's tape was inserted into the drive, but when they happened to look at it later, the tape was ejected. The backup job is scheduled to run only at night, and the client always swaps out tapes the following morning. They use cleaning tapes on the drive every three weeks. The tapes are set to Overwrite, as is the backup job, which backs up about 65 GB.