Netbackup job failing to write data on the tape media with following error message
NBU status: 96, EMM status: No media is available
unable to allocate new media for backup, storage unit has none available (96)
Things to check :–
–> status on tape library management console , make sure all green,
–> make you have empty tape available to write the data or add new tape media
–> make sure scratch pool was created correctly
–> make sure driver was up from Netbackup console
–> make you tape drivers are able to performed move operation or clean-up job
—> restart the service if required.
–> run the netbackup tape library configuration wizard.
–> most of the time issue is mainly related to tape media so make sure you have correct media available or run the expire of media
bpmedialist -U -m (media ID) — to check the media status
bpexpdate -d 0 -m (Media ID) –> to expire media