Symantec NetBackup Media Manager status code 116 to status code 119

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Symantec NetBackup product is a backup and recovery product designed for enterprise users. Symantec NetBackup tool can be used to perform backups of SQL Server databases, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, PostGres Databases, flat file backups, etc, and provides various other features. Media Manager software is part of NetBackup which manages the storage devices and removable media.

Below are some of the NetBackup Media Manager status code 116 to status code 119 which may be received while using the Symantec NetBackup tool.

Media Manager status code 116
Message: volume has exceeded maximum mounts
Explanation: A request was made to assign a volume. The volume’s number of
mounts exceeds the maximum number of mounts allowed for the volume.
¦ Examine command output, debug logs, and system logs for a more detailed
message on the error.
See “Setting debug logging to a higher level” in the Troubleshooting Guide.
¦ Extend the active life of the physical media: increase the volume’s maximum
number of mounts or set the maximum number of mounts to infinite.
Alternatively, replace the media with other media that still contains useful
life.

Media Manager status code 117
Message: operation not allowed on cleaning cartridge
Explanation: A request was made to change a volume’s expiration or maximum
number of mounts. The operation is not allowed because the volume is a cleaning
cartridge.
¦ If the volume is a cleaning cartridge, perform a valid operation such as changing
the number of cleanings that remain for the cleaning cartridge.
¦ If the volume’s media type cannot be determined, examine command output,
debug logs, and system logs for a more detailed message on the error.
See “Setting debug logging to a higher level” in the Troubleshooting Guide.
¦ If the targeted volume is incorrectly configured as a cleaning tape, delete the
cleaning volume. Then update the volume configuration using options to define
a new volume with the appropriate media type.

Media Manager status code 118
Message: cannot delete one of the default volume pools
Explanation: Anattempt was made to delete one of the special, pre-defined volume
pools. The None, NetBackup, Catalog Backup, and DataStore volume pools are
fixed volume pools in the volume pool configuration, and cannot be deleted.
Recommended Action: Do not attempt to delete the None, NetBackup, Catalog
Backup, and DataStore volume pools.

Media Manager status code 119
Message: invalid rule database entry
Explanation: The bar code rule database is corrupt. It contains some records that
are not compatible with the installed product binaries.
¦ Examine command output, debug logs, and system logs for a more detailed
message on the error.
See “Setting debug logging to a higher level” in the Troubleshooting Guide.
¦ Use vmrule to investigate integrity of the bar code rule database. The daemon
debug log file should indicate the number of expected fields and the number
of found fields in the bar code rule record. Restore a saved version of the bar
code rule database if the bar code rule database cannot be manually corrected.

Hope this was helpful.

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SQLServerF1 Team
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