About two processes trying to use the same drive

Careful configuration of your environment can help avoid resource contention during Vault duplication, which can occur when two processes try to use the same drive at the same time.

To avoid resource contention, use one of the following alternatives:

These alternative configurations work well for multi-robot environments. They use available resources efficiently and are unlikely to cause resource allocation problems.


If you vault original backups, you do not have to use practices that avoid or reduce Vault resource contention.

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Alternative A: dedicated robot for Vault processing

Alternative B: each robot as a Vault robot

Alternative C: one robot as both a backup and Vault robot