Hi Tom,

try Maximum File Size (in the sd config iirc) instead ;-).


Am Montag, 12. März 2018, 17:20:02 CET schrieb Tom Plancon:
> Hi All,
> Finally getting back around to this issue. I'm running Bacula 7.4.7,
> installed from source, on a CentOS 7 server. I'm trying to back up 2
> windows clients to a  HPE LTO-5 Ultrium SAS tape drive. I have a Pool
> definition for each windows client, one sets "Maximum Volume Bytes =
> 20G" and the other "Maximum Volume Bytes = 50G".
> The LTO-5 tapes should hold ~1.5Tb. When I run backups for each of these
> clients, Bacula calls "End of medium" at about the max bytes setting and
> asks for a new tape - see below:
> 07-Mar 17:12 bacula-sd JobId 1: End of medium on Volume "Hme-100"
> Bytes=21,474,819,072 Blocks=332,880 at 07-Mar-2018 17:12.
> 09-Mar 17:04 bacula-sd JobId 7: End of medium on Volume "CAD-100"
> Bytes=53,687,079,936 Blocks=832,202 at 09-Mar-2018 17:04.
> My understanding of the "Maximum Volume Bytes" setting was to limit the
> file size on the tape, but the backup would create as many files as
> needed to complete the backup if the medium would contain it. It should
> not set the medium capacity.
> Am I missing something, or is something just broken?
> Thanks much!

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