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Extend a tape overwrite period

Created: 09 Apr 2013 • Updated: 10 Apr 2013 | 2 comments
crp's picture
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I have set a 30 day overwrite period on my tapes. I'd like to extend this overwrite period to 60 days but only for one singe tape, but I know I'll need it for restore. How do I do that ? Or what would be the thing to do to keep this one tape available for restore ?


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CraigV's picture


1 of 2 ways:

1. Remove it from the mix, physically write-protect it and bring it back into use after 60 days;

2. Create another media set and assign this tape to that with the correct OPP/APP settings.


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