I updated my NW5.1SP8 server running Arcserve 11.1SP3, and now get the
error when backing up my NW6.5SP5 email server running TSA5up19. The error
says--Error in getting Target Service Type, ret=fffdffdd. See below for
the log sample.


Sep-21 00:15:09 Start Backup Operation, Queue AQ6_FSTAPE
Client XXXXXX
Sep-21 00:15:09 Scan for Real Interleav session header from
values in DB
Sep-21 00:15:12 421 Overwrite media with same name or any media
Sep-21 00:15:12 421 Custom Full Backup (Keep Archive bit) job will
be performed.
Sep-21 00:15:12 421 Format media FS1 [serial # 1862811724] as FS1.
Sep-21 00:16:30 421 Error in getting Target Service Type,
ret=fffdffdd
Sep-21 00:16:40 421 Connected with TSA ADMIN5.NetWare File System
Sep-21 00:16:40 421 Process all files via SMS
Sep-21 00:16:40 421 LONG DOS MAC UNIX files will be processed
using SMS Engine
Sep-21 00:16:40 421 Backup ADMIN5/EMAIL: to FS1 sequence 1 session 1
Sep-21 00:16:59 421 Error in getting Target Service Type,
ret=fffdffdd
Sep-21 00:17:09 421 Connected with TSA ADMIN5.NetWare File System
Sep-21 00:22:57 421 Approximately 184,106 file(s) 30,884,027 KB
will be processed
Sep-21 00:23:26 421 Error in getting Target Service Type,
ret=fffdffdd
Sep-21 00:23:35 421 Connected with TSA ADMIN5.NetWare File System
Sep-21 00:23:57 421 Error in getting Target Service Type,
ret=fffdffdd
Sep-21 00:24:07 421 Connected with TSA ADMIN5.NetWare File System
Sep-21 02:32:12 421 183,968 files 31,420,878 KB written to FS1 @
245,280 KB/min
Sep-21 02:32:12 421 Total # missed files: 3
Sep-21 02:32:12 421 Catalog file =
[FSTAPE/SYS:ARCSERVETEMP\00003119.TMP]
Sep-21 02:33:18 421 Error in getting Target Service Type,
ret=fffdffdd
Sep-21 02:33:37 421 Connected with TSA ADMIN5.Novell Directory
Sep-21 02:33:37 421 Process all files via SMS
Sep-21 02:33:37 421 Backup PAWA/[Root] to FS1 sequence 1 session 2
Sep-21 02:33:39 421 Backup of NDS Schema successful
Sep-21 02:33:44 421 855 Objects 6,452 KB written to FS1 @ 77,400
KB/min
Sep-21 04:58:33 421 Compare ADMIN5/EMAIL: with FS1 sequence 1
session 1 ~(183,968 files, 31,420,878 KB)
Sep-21 04:59:02 421 Error in getting Target Service Type,
ret=fffdffdd
Sep-21 04:59:12 421 Connected with TSA ADMIN5.NetWare File System
Sep-21 04:59:12 421 Process all files via SMS
Sep-21 04:59:12 421 Compare Operation is limited to first 10 MB !
Sep-21 04:59:32 421 Error in getting Target Service Type,
ret=fffdffdd
Sep-21 04:59:41 421 Connected with TSA ADMIN5.NetWare File System
Sep-21 04:59:43 421 81 files 10,368 KB compared @ 8,886 KB/Min, 0
mismatch(es)
Sep-21 05:01:30 421 Verify session 2 - PAWA/[Root] ~(855 files
6,452 KB)
Sep-21 05:01:30 421 855 files 7,888 KB verified @ - KB/Min
Sep-21 05:01:54 421 Compare FS1/USER: with FS1 sequence 1 session 3
~(133,562 files, 20,593,181 KB)