When restarting the Tape Engine all the Device Groups are lost and the backup devices are in the default group.
IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry.
Before you modify the registry, make sure to create a back up of the registry and ensure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem may occur.
For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, please review the relevant Microsoft Knowledge Base articles on support.microsoft.com.
Add the following value to the Registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ComputerAssociates\CA ARCServe Backup\Base\TapeEngine\CONFIG
Value = SKIP_REGROUPING
Type = DWORD
Data = 0 or 1
1 = enable
0 = disable
It is recommended to export the TapeEngine registry key as well as saving it as a text file as a failsafe measure. This way the export can always be imported again and the text file provides a record of the change made.