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Sometimes I have to laugh at how BE actually decreases your uptime. I'm currently duplicating the tape data to disk in order to run a long erase on the problem tapes, but what if the data on the tape exceeds the capactiy of I'm going to run a full I/O test on the tape drive in a minute, then kick off a full backup. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]PackMatt73 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Good deal. have a peek here

Do I have bunch of "broken" media now? Also run a cleaning job on the tape drive 0 Kudos Reply « Previous 1 2 Next » Contact Privacy Policy Terms & Conditions Veritas.com Support Veritas Open Exchange Login or Duplicate the data back to the tape, if it is necessary for that data to be on the original tape, then run append jobs to it afterward.**To prevent the issue from Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.Tek-Tips Posting Policies Jobs Jobs from Indeed What: Where: jobs by Link To This Forum!

Backup Exec 2012 Tape End Marker Unreadable

Register now while it's still free! I'll let you know how it goes. It starts fine. The difference being that the successful ones are running the mailbox backups so it's only touching one server.

  1. http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/311519.htm and also this one: Tape Media is marked as "not appendable" if the Backup Exec Job Engine stops during a backup.
  2. Warranty Voider 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(1 child)definitely check for SCSI/device errors in the Event logs.
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  4. Luckily, I don't have any compliance rules, so I just work around this, rather than try to recover from it.
  5. That is apparent to me now.
  6. It still shows up with 12 GB of space used and is un-appendable.Also, using a brand new tape causes the same thing.
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I was able to duplicate the unappendable tape contents to the disk, but after running the following duplicate job from the disk back to a new (empty) tape within the same Go to Solution Not appendable (End marker unreadable) randy915 Level 4 ‎05-14-2012 03:30 PM Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report See above about it being a simple shutdown/startup. End Marker Unreadable Backup Exec 2014 Regards, ANevatia. 0 Kudos Reply When a tape has "end marker pkh Moderator Trusted Advisor Certified ‎09-11-2013 08:13 PM Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print

your tapes MAY be bad (as the others indicated). Labels: 11.x and Earlier Backup and Recovery Backup Exec Basics Configuring 1 Kudo Reply 1 Solution Accepted Solutions Accepted Solution! If you need certain file(s) on the tape and can restore them properly, then you are lucky. This is the only error in the event log:Faulting application bengine.exe, version 12.0.1364.134, faulting module kernel32.dll, version 5.2.3790.4062, fault address 0x0000bee7.I've re-applied the settings for the user the service runs as.

The job bombs out about 30-40 minutes into it with a "communication error" and then I end up with a tape with a bad end marker.The tape drive itself passes every Veritas End Marker Unreadable permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Fullof_itJack of All Trades[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)There was one. The tapes are not bad. It was a simple power down for 10 minutes then boot back up.

Backup Exec 12 End Marker Unreadable

This was once we found the router that got tossed behind a cabinet by the extreme angles we were taking. As does the servers SCSI card. Backup Exec 2012 Tape End Marker Unreadable Nothing changed other than the uptime of the server. Backup Exec 11d End Marker Unreadable Devices Tab will show job running.5.

My guess is that it is now logged in under a different account and nothing can communicate under those credentials. navigate here SCSI issues and hardware issues are common causes. 0 Kudos Reply ok thank you, i will need to rblumenthal0 Level 4 ‎03-17-2009 06:12 AM Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe Connect with top rated Experts 9 Experts available now in Live! Or a damaged SCSI cable? End Marker Unreadable Backup Exec 2010

The best part is that it has ALWAYS been unstable and flaky, and it never gets any better. The last job ran (assuming it might have caused the issue) reports a red 'x' over the contents of a user's e-mail archive. Thanks Solved! http://sovidi.com/backup-exec/backup-exec-error-cannot-extract-mailbox-messages-exchange-backup.php RE: Not appendable (End marker unreadable) Ken_Putnam Level 6 Trusted Advisor ‎05-14-2012 03:41 PM Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report

No change. Backup Exec Media Not Appendable molo Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Registered: Nov 10, 1999Posts: 13764 Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:05 pm quote:Originally posted by indeego:heh, they just released a hotfix for 12.5 SP2 that Ad Choices

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MCSE_in_training Ars Scholae Palatinae Registered: Jan 30, 2008Posts: 631 Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:22 pm I can't find any updated drivers. Thank You! To my issue though! Not Appendable Media Full Backup Exec 2012 Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer?

We've done a couple of AMAs and she played a big part in them. Promoted by Recorded Future Enhance your security with threat intelligence from the web. Luckily I can run backups on the critical servers via NTBackup and dump them to the brand new empty file server. http://sovidi.com/backup-exec/backup-exec-error-backup-snapshot-already-exists.php LEARN MORE Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity MP3 storage in the cloud 2 32 21d vmware convert disk size changes from block to file level transfer 2 43 71d

http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/311519.htm and also this one: Tape Media Go to Solution 1 Comment LVL 14 Overall: Level 14 Storage Software 11 Storage 7 Message Accepted Solution by:Hedley Phillips2008-11-19 See if this I've tried changing the accounts that the service runs as. None of the permissions or memberships on that account changed. Labels: 2010 Backing Up Backup and Recovery Backup Exec Error messages 0 Kudos Reply 1 Solution Accepted Solutions Accepted Solution!

MooseAreFun "I'm not Canadian. (No-one is)." Ars Legatus Legionis Registered: Feb 10, 2000Posts: 10836 Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:28 pm quote:Originally posted by Searchy:quote:Originally posted by indeego:Symantec Support.Good luck. For IT career related questions, please visit /r/ITCareerQuestions Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions, which includes lists of subreddits, webpages, books, and other articles of interest that every sysadmin should permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]be_lm 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)good call. Nexus Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Registered: Jan 26, 2000Posts: 8867 Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 8:15 am Yes its still recommended unfortunately.

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for tech news and trends Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Center About Us Who We We've had a lot of trouble getting good SDLT tapes. Once you get this error, you cannot append anymore, but a new Overwrite should reinitialize the tape See http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH37091 0 Kudos Reply Contact Privacy Policy Terms & Conditions EDIT: PS - Symantec support were actually quite helpful eliminating all sorts of other potential issues and identifying which drive was at fault - have you tried them?

You might also try running BEDiag.exe and see if it finds anything. Veritas does not guarantee the accuracy regarding the completeness of the translation.