Is it possible to convert a tape backup to a disk backup?
Posted on 2008-10-19
We have just had one of our servers crash and burn on us and we are in the process of trying to restore it from tape. We are currently having trouble with the Serial ATA Raid drivers for the hard drives and are trying many things to overcome the problem and successfully get our server back up and running.
Since we are having to constantly restore from the backup tape every time we try something new to fix the drivers I was wondering if it was possible to convert a job that was backed up on to tape to a disk backup instead. The reason for this is because it currently takes hours to restore from the tape where a disk backup would be much faster to restore from.