Remote Media Agent for Linux (RMALS) backups fail with 'An invalid command was sent to the storage device'.

Problem

Backups using the Remote Media Agent for Linux (RMALS) fail with the error listed below.

Error Message

An unknown error occurred on device "HP 0001".V-79-57344-34030 - An invalid command was sent to the storage device.

Solution

This issue is resolved by upgrading to Backup Exec 2012 and hotfix 201596 (http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH201596).

 

Applies To

Red Hat 5.8 x64

HP StorageWorks Ultrium 3000 LTO5 Tape Drive

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