Differences and Similarities between Quick Erase & Long Erase options in Backup Exec 2010 & 2012
Backup Exec 2010 R3:
Backup Exec 2012:
In BE 2012:
Quick Erase option has been renamed to 'Erase media now'
Long Erase option has been renamed to 'Long erase media now'
Quick Erase (2010) /
Erase media now (2012)
Long Erase (2010) /
Long erase media now (2012)
|1||Writes an indicator at the beginning of the media||Physically erases the entire media|
|2||Suitable, if media has non sensetive information||Suitable, if media has sensetive information|
|3||It is much faster||It is slower and takes several minutes depending on the drive and media capacity|
|1||Media label is not changed after earse operation|
Only the queued erase operations can be cancelled.
Running operation CAN NOT be cancelled.
(The status will remain 'Cancel Pending', till the erase operation complete)
Note: All the devices does not support Long erase