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Bacula Tape / Volume name recovery.

gavin_d
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I am currently involved in running backups using Bacula. While this is mostly success ful, sometimes there is an issue when the tape volume is not correctly recognised. How do I check the name / label of the tape currently in the drive. And when I run the mount command afer a append or purge, how do I ensure that the job will run. Someone did show me a method of using Putty to connect to the server and querying the tape to find it's volume / name...but I have forgotten how? Any help greatfully received.
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Thanks for the assist. I will give this a try to find out if I can remember the commands I used.........It is so long since I did this. Will get back to you.