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BE2012 - Write to only one tape at the same time until it is full

Created: 16 Oct 2013 | 1 comment
mmeeggaann's picture

Is there a way to make that Backup Exec 2012 only writes one tape of a specific media set until this tape is full, then append to another tape from scratch media set.

With the current configuration, a media set has 5 tapes "partially full" it is a waste of tapes!

I attached some  screenshots of the current overwrite options that may cause this behaviour. I hope that  the correct combination of these parameters can avoid to append new or recyble tapes in bulk. 

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pkh's picture

For some of the common reasons why your jobs are not appending to your tapes see my article below

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/w...