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Copy Backups files..

I am using Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R2 to backup jobs ( Weekend full backups & Daily Diff Backups ).  These backups directley saved on NAS storage.

I want to copy Weekend full backup set to exiernal USB drive on next working day usually on Mondays, is there any way to do this task using Symantec Backup ? 

 

If I use windows task mgr & copy command to do this job can I restore data on this USB device & how ?

Please help me

Thank You in advance....

 

SanW

 

 

 

 

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You should create a duplicate

You should create a duplicate job to run to a B2D devise (the usb). Make a Backup-to-Disk folder on your usb device and then create a duplicate job to duplicate the full backup set to the b2d folder.

 

EDIT:

adding link http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH24544 

 

Hi Imosla, Thank you for your

Hi Imosla,

Thank you for your prompt reply.

I go through the steps in TECH24544 & according to the Figure 3 (I Select Duplicate backup sets following a job (Figure 3), and then click OK) . I received following error msg (please see the attached screen shot)

" To duplicate backup sets following a job, the backup job must be scheduled to run and must not be associated with any other duplicate backup set jobs. Currently, there are no jobs that meet this criteria."

But I created already created weekend full back job & it works fine for years ... what is the reason behind this error.

 

Thank You,

 

SanW

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See this document for the

See this document for the reasons why you should not copy the contents of a B2D folder.

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH176061

When you run a manual duplication job, you can only duplicate backup sets from jobs which have already ran.  You cannot manually duplicate backup sets from a job that has yet to be run.

If you want to automatically duplicate the backup sets from your weekend full backup, then you need to use a policy with a backup template and a duplicate template linked to the duplicate template.  See this document

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=HOWTO12092

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Hello SanW,     Go to the

Hello SanW,

    Go to the Policy in which this job is created. You should be able to create the duplicate job in that policy.

 

Regards,

-Sush...