"The requested media failed to mount" error message when you try to perform a backup in Windows SBS 2003 (831664).
When you configure a backup by using the Server Management console in Microsoft Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2003, the backup operation may be unsuccessful, and you may receive the following error message in the backup log when the backup starts:
The requested media failed to mount. The operation was aborted.
The backup destination may also be set to "miniQIC" instead of to the actual tape drive, and you may not be able to change this selection.
This hotfix only applies if a backup that is scheduled by using the Backup Configuration Wizard cannot start.
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