I'm getting an error thirteen (13) when initializing the policy for Disk_To_Tape. I have the client pointing to a physical box but I'm using an embedded virtual drive to pull the data from to tape which was copied from the disk. Also my master/media is the same box (which is a problem). I'm thinking if I copy the disk files to a physical box, I'll be able to tranfers this data to tape. Thanks in advance for all inputs. Be Blessed. 8-)
Questions is kind of confusing.
"I'm using an embedded virtual drive to pull the data from to tape" - Are you refering duplication from VTL to Tape.
Can you please detail on your policy configuration? Policy type.. Storage Unit type..
What is OS of your client and Master/media server?
The policy type MS-Windows NT/hcart3/w2008 r.2. I have one PC serving as the master/media server which I know is a problem and if I could convince the customer to utilize two (2) servers vice one (1), I wouldn't have this problem. Basically I need some guidance on backing up virtual drives. Again thanks in advance for your support, understanding and cooperation. Be Blessed. 8-)
My Understanding from your post is that, you have Windows Server (master & media) that backs up the client data to a virtual drive and then you want to replicate the data from virtual drive to Tape. Am i correct?
When you say embedded Virtual drive, what are you referring to? can you tell more about this?
"Embedded meaning the virtual drive is pointed to a physical drive and yes I'm trying to pull that data from the virtual drive and backup to tape. Again "How Do I backup a virtual drive using NBU 6.5.4?" Thanks in advance for your understanding and support. Be Blessed. 8-)
In NetBackup Admin Console; Select the Catalog. In the top left hand side, under Action select "Duplicate" and search for the backup image by specifying the backup dates. Right-click one the Image and select duplicate.
In the Duplication setup window mention the Storage unit. volume pool...etc