smtape.bkp events

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smtape.bkp.abort.write.err

Severity

ERROR

Description

This message occurs when an SMTape backup operation is aborted because a write to tape device fails.

Corrective Action

Make sure that the tape device does not have media errors and is writable. Check for error details in the log file at /mroot/etc/log/backup.

Syslog Message

SMTape backup session %d from %s to %s was aborted because write to output failed.

Parameters

sessionid (INT): Session ID of the SMTape operation.
srcvolpath (STRING): SMTape source volume.
tapepath (STRING): Current destination device to which backup was performed.

smtape.bkp.fail

Severity

ERROR

Description

This message occurs when an SMTape backup operation to tape fails.

Corrective Action

Check for error details in the log file at /mroot/etc/log/backup. Retry the command after resolving the error reported.

Syslog Message

SMTape backup session %d from %s to %s failed with error %s.

Parameters

sessionid (INT): Session ID of the SMTape operation.
srcvolpath (STRING): SMTape source volume.
tapepath (STRING): Current destination device to which backup was performed.
errorstring (STRING): Error string returned by SMTape.

smtape.bkp.success

Severity

NOTICE

Description

This message occurs when an SMTape backup operation to tape succeeds.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

SMTape backup session %d from %s to tape was successful. %s, %d tape(s) written.

Parameters

sessionid (INT): Session ID of the SMTape operation.
srcvolpath (STRING): SMTape source volume.
stats (STRING): Statistics for the SMTape backup.
numtapes (INT): Number of tapes used.

smtape.bkp.tape.busy

Severity

ERROR

Description

This message occurs when an SMTape backup to tape fails because the tape device is busy.

Corrective Action

Make sure that the tape device is not being used by another application and retry the operation when it is free. Otherwise, issue the command using a tape device that is not currently in use.

Syslog Message

Tape device is busy, aborting SMTape backup session %d from %s to %s.

Parameters

sessionid (INT): Session ID of the SMTape operation.
srcvolpath (STRING): SMTape source volume.
tapepath (STRING): SMTape destination tape device.

smtape.bkp.tape.change

Severity

NOTICE

Description

This message occurs when a CLI-based SMTape backup operation to tape reaches end of tape.

Corrective Action

Load the next tape media onto a drive and position it correctly, and then issue the 'system smtape continue -session-id [session-id] -tape [tapepath]' command with the new tape path.

Syslog Message

SMTape backup session %d from %s to %s is waiting for a tape change.

Parameters

sessionid (INT): Session ID of the SMTape operation.
srcvolpath (STRING): SMTape source volume.
tapepath (STRING): Current destination tape device to which backup was performed.