Dear Gurus 

i got problem in restore image from SUN VTL with NBU 6.5. MP 2 . Job ended with 
code 5 
here is details 

4/22/2010 2:05:40 PM - positioning SUN019 to file 4
4/22/2010 2:05:40 PM - Error bptm(pid=3160) cannot read backup header on 
SUN019, tape may be bad   
4/22/2010 2:05:43 PM - restored image svr-pdwdb_1267086608 - (cannot read 
backup header, media may be corrupted(173)); restore time 00:01:13
4/22/2010 2:05:43 PM - Warning bprd(pid=1760) Restore must be resumed prior to 
first image expiration on 2/25/2011 3:30:08 PM
4/22/2010 2:05:43 PM - end Restore; elapsed time: 00:01:16
the restore failed to recover the requested files(5)

Please advice .. 


From: David Stanaway <>
Sent: Thu, April 22, 2010 7:28:30 AM
Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] get back data from tape if fragment 1 deleted

On 4/21/2010 6:41 PM, A Darren Dunham wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 12:52:02PM -0400, Len Boyle wrote:
>> I suspect that you still will not be able to read the tape with this
>> version of tar as the being of the tar file would be missing. With a
>> lot of work you might be able to use the tar source as a base to read
>> the data and lay it down to disk.
> No experience with multiplexed, but gnutar (which is the base for the
> provided tar) has little problem picking up in the middle of a tar
> stream.  You'll lose whatever file you're in, but should be able to
> detect the beginning of the next file and start extracting.

Changing it up a bit. Say the tape was encrypted with LTO4 hardware
encryption with keys managed by NBU-KMS. How would I extract an image
fragment with the NBU version of TAR?
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