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'This set cannot be cataloged because the media containing the set data is missing. '

My backup server running backup exec 12 has blown up.

I had a backup to disk aimed at a different server. The .bak files appear to be OK but when ever I try to restore them using NTBACKUP the following appears  -

'This set cannot be cataloged because the media containing the set data is missing. '

Do I need to restore them with backup exec, is this why they are failing? Plus I'm attempting to restore the .bak files from their original location.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Ratnesh Mishra

I am not sure about ,how you are trying to restore. Hope the below link will help you and guide you how to perform.

Most probably you must be trying it from administrator or backup admin , please update ntbackup.exe  


The .bak files are not from tape they were from a backup to disk folder in backup exec. For each day there is 4 .bak files (i think I set the max in BE to be 4GB).

Any other suggestions? Do I need to catalogue the entire folder in backup exec or something?
Thomas Rush

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Thanks. Installed BE and restored the data
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