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Backup Exec 10 - Job Queued

Posted on 2008-09-29
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Due to a power failure, my Exchange server was shutdown. When I restarted the server everything was fine until it came to the nightly backup. The job starts but its status changes after a couple of minutes to Queued. Ive restarted the services and tried to run the job again but the same has happened.

Any ideas?
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by:JoWickerman
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Hi daiwhyte,

If the full backupexec is not running on your exchange server, then try reinstalling the client on your Exchange server?

Cheers.
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JoWickerman

Trying to avoid a reinstall of the client, it shares a db with our sophos service. Last time I messed with the backup exec client, it took my spam and virus services off line.

Thanks for the advice mind.
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So no data is backed up at all? What driver as you using for the tape drive? I have found that is't wise to use Backupexec's drivers rather than the manufacturer's drivers.
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by:daiwhyte
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JoWikerman, Im using a Rev35 and have configred it as a backup to disk folder. Funny thing, Ive had a running like a dream for a year and then after the power wown, the dam thing fails.
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Strange...

Ok, then I would suggest that you make sure that the "media set" you use is set up to have a limited "overwrite protection" period and possibly move some of the media (marked as B2Dxxxxxxx) from your current media set to the "Scratch" media set.
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JoWickerman, Ive done what you have suggested and Ive now been able to backup the server. Thanks for your help.
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Cool!!! I'm glad I could help!!!
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