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VE backup fail with ANS1314E File data currently unavailable on server

marclant

ADSM.ORG Moderator
#2
Check the server side to find out what volume is not available. With a VM backup, the .dat files from the previous backed up are restored and used to determine what needs to be backed up.
 

Stephan

ADSM.ORG Senior Member
#3
Tapes involved in your setup?

Preferably, you need to have your VM backups, go to disks and not overflow to a tape pool. If you have tapes involved, the "control files" needed to do the subsequent backups need to be read from tape. If you do not have enough drives and/or they are all taken and/or tape is used by something else, your VM backup will fail with that error. Best bet is, if you do have "tapes" involved in your setup is to have a dedicated disk pool for your control files, and you can us the VMCTLmc option in your opt file to point all your control files to.

If no tapes involved and/or all volumes are online, have you tried to force a full backup of your VM to recreate the control file?
 

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