About creating utility jobs to help manage devices and media

Article:HOWTO22766  |  Created: 2010-01-01  |  Updated: 2011-10-18  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO22766
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About creating utility jobs to help manage devices and media

Backup Exec includes utility jobs that aid in managing devices and media. You can specify a job priority and a recipient for notification when these jobs run. Utility jobs, which are similar to backup and restore jobs, generate job history records and an XML job log when they run.

Jobs that can be scheduled as recurring jobs are listed in the following table:

Table: Utility jobs that can be scheduled

Utility job that can be scheduled

For more information

Vault media job

See Scheduling a job to move media.

Catalog media

See Creating a new catalog.

Restore data

See Creating a restore job while reviewing media or devices.

Inventory robotic library or device

See About inventorying media.

Erase media in a robotic library or device

See Erasing media.

Import media

See Importing media to a robotic library.

Export media

See Exporting media from a robotic library.

Export expired media (robotic libraries only)

See Exporting expired media from a robotic library.

Lock robotic library

See Locking the robotic library's front panel.

Unlock robotic library

See Unlocking the robotic library's front panel.

Clean drive

See Defining a cleaning slot .

Utility jobs that can be created only as run-once jobs, which are jobs that are scheduled to run now or to run once at a specified date and time, are listed in the following table:

Table: Utility jobs that can run once

Utility jobs that can run once

For more information

Label media

See Labeling media.

Format media, including WORM media

See Formatting media in a drive.

Retension media

See Retensioning a tape.

Eject media

See Ejecting media from a drive.

Initialize robotic library

See Creating a job to initialize a robotic library.


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