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Tape Copy

Tape Copy

Tape Copy

In my library, I want to make a copy of a tape after each backup for offsite storage.
When I do a backup and add the right command as a post job command, nothing happens.
When I type exactly the same command in a DOS box after the backup, the tape is duplicated immediately without errors.

What am I doing wrong, or why doesn't it work ?

Thanks, Luc

RE: Tape Copy

set a delay for the post execution using something like the
@pause command.  The tape engine is still rewinding the tape at the end of the backup and you have to wait for this to finish

RE: Tape Copy

How do you copy your tapes in NT? How long does it take? I would like to try this.

RE: Tape Copy

i use raid-1 tape drive setup with the raid option, 1 tape for site and one for offsite.  I am trying to remember how to use the @pause command, i think its is
@pause xxx [where xxx is the time in seconds to wait]

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