DPM 2012 Tape Error “RA cannot read from/write to temp area. (ID 30107 Details: The system cannot find the path specified (0x80070003))”

2017-12-04T14:45:07+00:00 June 9th, 2014|Azure|

We had a bit of weird issue recently where DPM would not even start a Tape Backup and errored out with the following RA cannot read from/write to temp area. (ID 30107 Details: The system cannot find the path specified (0x80070003))”

To fix this we had to create a folder called MTA in the below location, obviously path may be a tad different in your environment.

D:Program FilesMicrosoft System Center 2012DPMDPMTemp

As soon as we created the folder all started working J