Tue Jan 29, 8: I suggest contacting Dell support or seeing if they have a diagnostic tool you can run. TapeAlerts come from the drive itself. This is an old link , but it sort of sums things up. Your registration case number is:

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Likely a driver or application level issue. Bcakup Sep 13, Try downloading the Dell utilities and run a full drive diagnostic bsckup see if anything comes up. And are you using symantec device drivers or the OEM ones? Yes however in my case at least, I see the cleaning light come on and therefore insert the cleaning tape and let the drive do its thing every days, so I clean it more often than that already. As a result, chances are good your tape does not show up.

Check the tape drive users manual for device specific cleaning instructions. Electrified Specialized Turbo makes cycling as easy as driving hands-on Would you give up driving for a sexy, electric bicycle?

The StorageLoader’s metal construction provides an extremely robust and rugged solution for optimal, long-term operation. Make sure that the dates selected in the Restore tab are correct.


Mon Feb 04, 2: I do it in some environments.

In an LTO-3 the drive’s head is “smaller”. This still seems high, and I’m out of ideas for improvement.


I block ads, delete this account Registered: Both of your responses didn’t. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Originally posted by ksanchez Preview our suite of data products and exed. Selecting this check box provides greater control over the handling of data write errors.

No request for cleaning yet, so that’s a big change from every to every other night. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. What are leading technology specialists saying?

The device has reported the following TapeAlert diagnostic information.

BackupExec 11d – What is an acceptable amount of “soft write errors” for LTO-2?

On tlo2 tapes that were used once per week with a similar job size, I’m seeing about errors total per tape. Mon Jan 28, 4: Critical – The tape drive needs cleaning: You want a variation on TDKit. And this was just with normal inefficient D2T backups. The format option is grayed out in BE, but I can do a long erase.


Tape Drive Configuration Settings available in Backup Exec for Windows Servers (BEWS)

The tape drive, power supply and fans are all field replaceable without removing the autoloader from the rack, saving valuable time and money by avoiding costly onsite service visits. Yeah, you’ll see about lt2, errors or so.

Selecting this check box allows data to pass directly through the device driver and allows more detailed information in the event a device error occurs.

If this check box is selected, the drive will read a single block of data at a time, regardless of the size of the buffer block. Mon Jan 28, 1:

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