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Hello everyone.




I'll try to keep this as short as I can. I am running Retrospect Backup, server edition, version 5.6.127, on a Windows 2K box. I am backing up to a Spectralogic Treefrog AIT tape library. I would say that 90% of the time my backup scripts execute correctly and everything backs up fine. The log file looks as follows:




+ Retrospect version 5.6.127


Automatically launched at 7/3/2002 12:00 AM


+ Retrospect Driver Update, version 2.3.125




+ Normal backup using NightlyBU at 7/3/2002 12:00 AM


To backup set NightlyBU...




- 7/3/2002 12:00:33 AM: Copying RAID5 (F:)


7/3/2002 12:17:43 AM: Snapshot stored, 42.3 MB


7/3/2002 12:17:57 AM: Comparing RAID5 (F:)


7/3/2002 12:21:16 AM: Execution completed successfully


Completed: 445 files, 839.9 MB


Performance: 227.4 MB/minute (190.8 copy, 281.4 compare)


Duration: 00:20:43 (00:13:18 idle/loading/preparing)




Quit at 7/3/2002 12:22 AM




However, about 10% of the time the script never finishes and I get a log file which looks like this:




+ Retrospect version 5.6.127


Automatically launched at 7/2/2002 12:00 AM


+ Retrospect Driver Update, version 2.3.125




+ Normal backup using NightlyBU at 7/2/2002 12:00 AM


To backup set NightlyBU...




- 7/2/2002 12:00:33 AM: Copying RAID5 (F:)


7/2/2002 8:19:03 AM: Execution stopped by operator


Remaining: 121 files, 196.4 MB


Completed: 0 files, zero KB


Performance: 0.0 MB/minute


Duration: 08:18:29 (08:17:38 idle/loading/preparing)




Quit at 7/2/2002 8:19 AM




I have checked the reports in Retrospect, but they don't show anything. I have also checked the event logs on the server, but I don't see anything unusual there either. As you can see from the dates above, it failed on the 2nd, but ran fine on the 3rd. I didn't change a thing between those two backups. There is a night shift that works in our building until 2:30 AM, but they are usually out of the server by 10:30 PM. However, I did make sure that "stop on errors" was not checked in the secret preferences just in case. I know my media is good, I check it on a regular basis. Lastly, I am confused by the "Execution stopped by operator" error, because no one, to my knowledge, ever actually stops retrospect. It seems to stop on it's own.






Any help would be appreciated.







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