This alert is generated when the data copy job on the specific tape failed.
Possible causes for the alert include the following:
- The tape drive is not operating correctly.
- The tape drive is not online.
- There is no free tape.
- There is no expected tape to copy from.
- The tape might have read or write errors on it.
The error conditions and recommended actions associated with each “Data copy failed” alert are provided in the alert details.
- Rerun the data copy job.
Resolved when: The tape drive operates correctly and is online, a free tape exists in the tape library, or the tape does not have errors.
For more information, see How to Copy a Tape.
For information about how to manage tape libraries in DPM and how to copy tapes, in the DPM 2007 Operations Guide, see Managing Tape Libraries (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=91964).