Re: Help with NTBACKUP.....
This may help - [url]http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=314844[/url]
[url]http://www.firestreamer.com[/url] - NTBackup to DVD and DV
> Please could you advise a newbie? I am tring to implement a nightly
> backup using ntbackup but I am having numerous problems. These
> problems all result in the backup log displaying various errors all
> relating to the media. I have seen all of the following at some point
> or another in the process of troubleshooting:
> "The backup was not performed because no storage media was specified"
> "The backup was not performed because the specified media cannot be
> "The backup was not performed because no unused media was available"
> There are 2 of us trying to troubleshoot this so I cannot be sure[/color]
> changes resulted in each of these errors but we're obviously doing
> something wrong!
> All media has been prepared prior to its first use. At one time, we
> had it that the first time a new tape was used, the backup would run
> once but then would not work the next night. Please see below the
> relevant part of the batch file. (I have not included the whole[/color]
> as the other parts have to do with copying and mailing the logs which
> I think is irrelevant to our current problem).
> C:\WINNT\system32\NTBACKUP.EXE backup "@C:\Documents and
> Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application
> Data\Microsoft\Windows NT\NTBackup\data\Daily Backup.bks" /n[/color]
> Backup" /d "NTSERVER Backup" /v:yes /r:no /rs:no /hc:on /m normal /j
> "Daily Backup" /l:s
> I have also tried including the switches /p "4mm DDS" on its own and
> /p "4mm DDS" with /um. Neither works.
> Please could someone help? I am quite new to this and its taken me
> long enough already so I'm very hopeful.
> Thank you in advance for your help.[/color]