SLP and duplicating to tape

I have a storage lifecycle policy (SLP) setup to first backup to disk and then duplicate to tape. I have attached a screenshot of this. Just wondering if it setup correcly because the duplication to tape is only taking a couple minutes and I think should take longer. 

4 Replies
Highlighted

You should not need the

You should not need the Replication step, unless you are sending the data to another NetBackup Domain.  How much data are you backing up / duplicating with this SLP?

Yeah the replication step is

Yeah the replication step is to send to another domain for AIR. Its probably a TB of data but not all at once. To test is there a way to specify a restore from this duplicated tape vs disk? 

use the Catalog section of

use the Catalog section of the GUI to set the tape copy as primary, then test the restore, then set the disk copy back as primary...

In the duplication job, you

In the duplication job, you will be able to see the backupID (image) it's trying to duplicate, check the size of that image and see if it's reasonable.