I need clarification on the append period. We have 31 tapes that we use for rotation and we have decided not to append to them. I have the media set to allow append and to overwrite after 1 week. If the overwrite protection period has expired and I have the append set to "do not allow append", will it overwrite the existing data on the tape? I want to be able to load a tape each day without having to check how much space is available on the tape.
Thank you for your help.