When editing multiple backups Error: The storage pool you have selected is empty. You must add an accessible device to the storage pool before this job can run.

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Problem

When editing multiple backups to update them with a new storage device the following error may be seen: The storage pool you have selected is empty. You must add an accessible device to the storage pool before this job can run.

Although the error is encountered, the changes made did occur to the selected jobs as intended, and the error can be ignored.

Error Message

Solution

A hotfix is now available for this issue in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned in this article. Refer to the Hotfix link under Related Documents at the end of this article to obtain the hotfix needed to resolve the issue.

Backup Exec 2012 Rev 1798 Service Pack 2 (000087832)

 

NOTE:  This message also can occur if multiple backup methods or duplicate stages exist in the job and are not visible in the view.  Scroll down to ensure the rest of the jobs target valid devices.

 


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