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It is listed in RSM as 'Hewlett Packard DDS4 drive'. Scheduling a job within NTBackup still doesn't work. Here is the ntbackup command line that is being run: C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntbackup.exe backup "@C:\Documents and Settings\administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows NT\NTBackup\data\backup.bks" /n "Media created 24/06/2009 at 09:35" /d "Set created 24/06/2009 at 09:36" /v:yes I have the tape drive schdualedafter hours to run.It has worked with this method before and I'm wondering if the tapes arebecomming full and not overwriting the existing data. have a peek here

Any info on the device in Device manager? "calin_112" <> wrote in message news:... > > mcarc, were you able to find out what's the problem? > > > -- > Why can't someone answer this question? Join our community for more solutions or to ask questions. So this server has been rebuilt without sp1. http://www.winvistatips.com/threads/ntbackup-cannot-locate-the-specified-media-or-backup-device-this-backup-operat.538637/

This backup operation will terminate." > > > Thanks > > > Raj > LA Tech Guy, Dec 9, 2004 #9 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this I have the tape drive schdualed afterhours to run.It has worked with this method before and I'm wondering if the tapes arebecomming full and not overwriting the existing data. What a difference!

Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode June 11th,09:15 AM #1 Cannot locate the specified or try using a new tape to see if it fixes? All I found was, that other people had got similar problems and couldn't find a solution anywhere. This command is not applicable to tape loaders and it is better to only use this switch if you have a standalone tape device.

It DOES, however, create a FULL backup each night (with the exception of the exceptions, that is). 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 You can't do this with the SBS backup wizard. Client pc's would be intermittently disconnected from the server during the day.

I going to close this question now. WIn NT Backup Problem Windows Server 2003 View First Unread Thread Tools Display Modes 28-08-2007, 04:42 AM #1 Robh Guest Posts: n/a WIn NT Backup Problem As I said previously, The log file simply states: ' The operation was not performed because an invalid Removable Storage backup destination was specified.' I just had a flash of inspiration... So why won't either of my methods for scheduling a backup work? 0 Comment Question by:ipendlebury Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/21713676/NTBackup-problem.htmlcopy LVL 74 Best Solution byJeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy Another thought...

This I get this same error message on win2k server boxes and win 2003 server boxes. I need to backup both the Win & > Exchange servers. > > I can perform this task manually but when I try to schedule the task it > NEVER works. If I manually backup with NTBackup it works fine. Those are the two most common reasons for that.

Register Forum Archives Operating Systems Microsoft Windows Windows Server Cannot locate the specified media or backup device. http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-locate/cannot-locate-the-specified-media-or-backup-device.html The report says "Cannot locate the specified media or backup device. Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity Windows Server Issue Urgent 27 92 137d Restore Group Policy Server 2012 11 54 96d SBS 2011 Backup failing with new drive 4 71 This backup operation > will terminate." > > I have used the Wizard to create the backup job and schedule it but it > still > won't work. > > The

Covered by US Patent. Microsoft engineers can only focus on one issue per thread. I've checked the event viewer and nothing releatedto external tapes or the back-up appears. Check This Out If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to let me know.

I also have also tried diffrent back up typessuch as it being set to daily and incremental.I have ran a cleaning tape early in the week and I'm confident that It's I tried it and yes it can see the drive. Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.

I'm suprised by this because it list 4mm DDS as the backup destination, just like it does when I do a manual backup.

Otherwise, just patch it with http://support.microsoft.com/kb/831664 for now. Raj, Sep 7, 2004, in forum: Windows Server Replies: 1 Views: 521 anwar Dec 22, 2010 Backup cannot locate specified media Logie Bear, Nov 14, 2005, in forum: Windows Server Replies: This backup >> > operation >> > will terminate." >> > >> > I have used the Wizard to create the backup job and schedule it but it >> > still Try the /um switch for unmanaged backups.

When you use the /um switch, Backup searches the following media pools for available media: Free pool, Import pool, Unrecognized pool, and Backup pool. I'd opened the correct ports in ISA. I put this into my batch file and it works! http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-locate/cannot-locate-the-specified-media-for-backup-device.html All rights reserved.

Best Regards, Chace Zhang (MSFT) Microsoft CSS Online Newsgroup Support Get Secure! - www.microsoft.com/security ===================================================== This newsgroup only focuses on SBS technical issues. I am assuming these two prompts have something to do with it, but I can't get rid of them. If you have issues regarding other Microsoft products, you'd better post in the corresponding newsgroups so that they can be resolved in an efficient and timely manner. This is a discussion on Can someone help me please with ntbackup?

Yet when you run it manually it works fine. This Please ignore my last post. Art Bunch posted Jul 23, 2016 How to open .vlt files? First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone.

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Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right. I'm using NTbackup to a Certance travan 20/40 external USB drive. Thanks in advance for your help. "Raj" wrote: > Hello All, > > When I run the Ntbackup manualy it works fine, but when I > try to set it up If I schedule the backup to go off at 7pm, it doesn't.

Any input or comments in this thread are highly appreciated. ===================================================== This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. -------------------- | Thread-Topic: Backup err - Cannot With a message in the log backup complete x number | of files, directories and bytes etc. | | Tried new tapes, cleaned and reinstall drive. Copyright © 2005-2016, TechTalkz.com. This backup >> > operation >> > will terminate." >> > >> > I have used the Wizard to create the backup job and schedule it but it >> > still

This backup operation will terminate." (too old to reply) mike 2006-05-19 16:31:22 UTC PermalinkRaw Message I'm running a dell poweredge desktop server with SBS 2003 with service pack1. Can someone help me please with ntbackup? perhaps uninstalling it completely, and then making sure there Go to Solution 6 6 3 Participants Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy(6 comments) LVL 74 SBS64 ipendlebury(6 comments) 72chevy4x4 LVL 2 SBS2 13 This backup operation will terminate.") Does anyone know what the problem might be?