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Does BE write to media during a restore operation

Hello Guys

 

I have a basic question, does BE write to the media when doing a restore job, ie can a restore be done when the media is in RO mode.

 

thanks

rock

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No. BE does not write to the

No. BE does not write to the media when it is doing a restore.  It can definitely do a restore when the media is in a RO mode, e.g. it can restore from WORM tapes.

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Simultaneous read & write to

Simultaneous read & write to the same media is not possible.

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No. BE does not write to the

No. BE does not write to the media when it is doing a restore.  It can definitely do a restore when the media is in a RO mode, e.g. it can restore from WORM tapes.

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Hello Rock,

 1) does BE write to the media when doing a restore job,

--> No.BE does not write to the media when performing a restore job.

2) ie can a restore be done when the media is in RO mode.

--> When Media is in Read Only (RO)  mode then restore is possible but not backups.

 

Thanks,

-Sush...

 

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