Operating System - OpenVMS

Backup, Encryption, & NotANSI

Aaron Sakovich
Super Advisor

Re: Backup, Encryption, & NotANSI

I've resolved the problem. The issue was NOT related to the /Encrypt switch.

The tapes in question had been used before, and not necessarily on a VMS system. The tapes may or may not have been used on an SDLT-320 drive, also.

I added the following switch to all the Init, Mount, and Backup commands:


I also added the following switch to the Backup command:


The backups are now correctly being written to tape.