If a duplicate tape is
lost or damaged, you can reduplicate the images that were on the
tape if the primary backup images still reside in the robot.
To reduplicate a bad or missing tape
Determine which images
were on the tape by running the bpimmedia command.
The bpimmedia command scans the entire NetBackup image
catalog. It may take a few minutes depending on the size of that
catalog. Save the output because you need to verify that the
correct images were reduplicated.
Expire the lost or
damaged duplicate tapes by using the bpexpdate command.
Determine when the images
were created by using the bpimagelist
Create a profile that has the same criteria as the
profile that created the missing duplicate tape except for the
Specify policy names only for the policy names used
to create the images on the missing tape.
Set the time window so the profile selects the
images on the missing tape. For example, if the original backups
were made 30 days ago, set the time window between 32 and 28 days
Run the profile by
selecting it in the Administration Console and then select
Actions > Start
Ensure that no other
Vault sessions are running before running this new profile.
images, you can verify that the correct images are selected by
previewing the session.