very slow validation process

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by sebastienp, Jan 30, 2007.

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  1. sebastienp

    sebastienp Registered Member

    Jan 30, 2007
    Hi there,

    I use Acronis True Image for Windows server version 9.1 (build3694) on a DELL PE700 (P4 2,8GHz, 1Go RAM, Travan tape backup system and Windows 2003 server). I do full backup job every days.

    Backup job is OK, but the issue is with the validation process, which takes close to 24 hours or more !!!

    I read several posts on "slow issues" topics, but none of them apply to my specific issue.

    Any ideas to shorten the validation process ?


  2. jmk94903

    jmk94903 Registered Member

    Jul 10, 2004
    San Rafael, CA
    If you just validate a tape backup separately from the backup process, does it still take 24 hours?

    Tape is a difficult media since it has to be accessed sequentially. Travan tapes are also nortorious for errors.

    How much data are you backing up? Is there any possibility you could change your backup media to DVD or an external hard drive?
  3. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello sebastienp,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis Server Disk Backup Software.

    We are sorry for the delayed response.

    Please download the latest build (3854) of Acronis True Image 9.1 Server for Windows. To get access to updates you should first register your software.

    Please also download the latest version of Acronis drivers, unpack the archive, install unpacked MSI package and see if the problem persists.

    If the issue persists, please collect some information to let us investigate it:

    Please create Windows System Information as it is described in Acronis Help Post.
    Please also collect the exact vendor and model names of your tape device.

    Then submit a request for technical support. Attach all the collected files and information to your request along with the step-by-step description of the actions taken before the problem appears and the link to this thread. We will investigate the problem and try to provide you with a solution.

    Thank you.
    Marat Setdikov
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