IT Infrastructure blog

November 27, 2010

You are already running Available_Media.when running the Available_Media command.

Filed under: Symantec Netbackup — Akther @ 7:42 pm

Available_media.cmd command is helpful to find out the media status in Veritas Netbackup. If you run the below command to see the status of media you may encountered below error

C:\Program Files\Veritas\NetBackup\bin\goodies>available_media.cmd
You are already running Available_Media.
Try again later.

How to resolve this

There is a tech note available in symantec that how we can resolve this error.

you have to delete  the AM.<USERNAME>.lok file,  from %temp% folder then run the Available_Media.cmd script again

Thought to share this error with all of you and hope it helps some one who is working with Symantec Veritas Netbackup


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