21675: Acronis Backup Advanced: Empty Archive Remains on Tape after Erasing the Tape or Moving it to Free Pool

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After erasing a tape or moving to a free pool in the product, an empty archive is kept there as a container for future backups

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup Advanced 11.5 (Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 Advanced)
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Advanced

Symptoms

  1. Using Acronis Backup Advanced, you move a tape with backups to a free pool, or erase the tape:

  2. After erasing the tape or moving to a free pool, the Archive view shows an empty archive:

Cause

Acronis does not remove the archive as a container for future backups.

Solution

The backups themselves are deleted properly. An empty container is kept on the tape for future backups.

You can, however, delete the container by clicking Delete:

More information

See also Acronis Backup & Recovery 11: Deleting an Empty Archive on Tape Returns an Error.

 

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