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Backups to Altavault SMB share from Netbackup application failing with "status: 84: media write error"

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Applies to

AltaVault 4.4 and later 


Backups fail periodically in NetBackup with media write errors while backing up to AltaVault SMB shares.

Apr 27, 2021 2:12:36 AM - Error bptm (pid=20116) cannot write image to disk, Invalid argument
Apr 27, 2021 2:12:36 AM - Info bptm (pid=20116) EXITING with status 84 <----------
Apr 27, 2021 2:12:41 AM - Info bpbkar32 (pid=354348) done. status: 84: media write error
Apr 27, 2021 2:12:41 AM - end writing; write time: 4:06:08 media write error  (84)


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