BackUp Exec 2012 - tape/slots which tape takes precedence
I'm running Backup Exec 2012. My system is set to run a full backup (Fridays) and incremental (Mon-Thurs)
I am under the impression that when you have many overwritable tapes is the drive, the system will first look for tapes that has matching media set, and ifthere isn't any, it will look for scratch media. When it looks for scratch media, it will look for the one with the oldest date in "Allocated Date".
Am I right on this?
But on a few ocassions it has not followed this "rule".
I'm attaching a screencap of my backup from last night. As you can see from the Allocated date, on Monday I scratched and labelled all tapes in order from Slot 1 to 5. I did this so that the allocation date will be in sequence. But somehow yesterday (Tuesday) it skipped the oldest allocated tape and took the second oldest tape.
Any idea why?