Frequently Asked Questions
What is indicated by the SCSI error message: "Device not ready/Send Unit start command failed"?
Should I attach my SCSI tape drive or CD-ROM drive to the same cable as my hard drive?
Can I install a TBU on my MegaRAID controller?
What do the terms backup set and media set mean?
What does the Prepare Media option do in Windows 2000 RSM?
What is the RSM and how do I troubleshoot with it?
What are the pros and cons of doing a Full (Normal), Incremental, and Differential Backup?
What does formatting a tape do?
How can I configure Backup Exec to quit prompting me to overwrite?
Why is it important to have an offsite backup?
Regarding tape drives, what is cataloging?
Can the Certance DAT432 Internal Autoloader be operated on its side?
When the DAT432 Internal Autoloader is replaced, does it come with a tape magazine?
How do I perform a simple Veritas Server Backup operation?
How do I perform a simple Windows 2000 Server Restore operation?
How do I perform a simple Veritas Server Restore operation?
How do I schedule tape backups in Windows 2000?
My Backup Application fails giving the error message "write protected." What do I do?
How do I configure an Unattended Tape Backup in Windows NT with NTBackup?
Why does Windows Native Backup not work after installing Veritas?
What are the cleaning guidelines for DAT tape drives?
Can I have other devices on the same data cable as my tape drive?
Why does Veritas Backup Exec keep ejecting my tape for a scheduled backup?
Why am I getting an error in Windows NT or Windows 2000 Backup after installing a different (third-party) backup program?
If servers are so reliable, then why do I need a backup?
What does it mean to run an inventory on a drive?
Why do I only see the first backup set on the tape, although it has several (when it is initially inventoried)?
My TBU does not detect any media. How do I troubleshoot this?
Why does my Windows 2000 scheduled backup prompt me to insert new media even though there is a tape in the drive?
What is a media label on the tape?
What are some reasons that my TBU does not backup to the full compressed capacity of the cartridge?
How do I troubleshoot a DAT tape drive that is not recognized?
What do the messages on the DAT432 LCD screen mean?