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Knowledgebase : Volume handling
Question from an actual support ticket: I have a backup plan to backup the root or system disk on a server/workstation. The PresSTORE "Backup Task" configuration, the "Data to back up:" field says "ALL" as by default. When I run the job, it wants to ...
Cloning is a mechanism to maintain a duplicate volume, thus increasing data availability. In case the original volume becomes unreadable, the data can still be recovered from its clone. PresSTORE supports POOL CLONING. Pool cloning means that a secon...
When looking in the volume manager at the table of volumes, the column Expiration Date shows: Nothing in case the tape is empty or the data should never expire An expiration date in all other cases   In case there is an expiration date shown, thi...
The volume information page contains a section Error Counters where non-recoverable and recoverable volume errors over the volume lifetime are accumulated. Non-recoverable write and read errors These errors indicate usually a defect medium and caus...
Question: Customer needs to restore a number of files, selects those files and is being told which volumes will be needed. Required volumes are being inserted into the jukebox and the restore job is being started. Some time into the restore job, Presst...
In many cases using Synchronize it is desirable to turn off Apple's Spotlight indexing engine on the volume where Synchronize is keeping the copy of the original data. This allows for faster synchronization and more space on the target disk. To turn i...
UP UNTIL NOW: A volume/tape will be reserved by a job to write when * online, meaning it can be found in a library or drive -and- * _"Appendable"_ -and- * not _"Suspect"_. A tape received "Recylable" status when * not _"Suspect"_ -and- * ...
Q: Customer wanted to perform a full backup during the weekend and incremental backups during the week. Recycle policy was set to 6 days. Volumes had expired but were not being recycled automatically. Why? A: The problem was that the customer had cr...