Media server is not active for tape devices.

Problem

After upgrading the media server it shows Active for Disk under Devices in the Administration Console. Tape Storage Units are configured but are not being used.

Solution

NetBackup 6.x, 7.x nbemmcmd command allows setting Media Servers as Active for Tape and Disk.
Windows: <install_path>\NetBackup\bin\admincmd\nbemmcmd
Unix: /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/nbemmcmd
 
Set the media server(s) in question to be active for tape. The syntax to set a media server as Active for Tape is as follows:
nbemmcmd -updatehost -machinename <media_server> -machinestateop set_tape_active -machinetype media -masterserver <master_server>

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