imsrestore Cannot Restore from Backup "Cannot creat BKDEV"

(Doc ID 2022286.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Restoring from backup, stored on an NFS share, the imsrestore command is failing:

# /opt/sun/comms/messaging64/bin/imsrestore -b 32 -n -f "/nfs/share/backups/mailstore/folders/jdoe/INBOX" "/mailhost/ALL/jdoe/INBOX"

[03/Jun/2015:10:42:44 +0200] host /opt/sun/comms/messaging64/bin/imsrestore[19276]: Store Error: Restore cancelled: could not read full block
Cannot creat BKDEV

This results in the fact that you cannot restore mailboxes.


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