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How to overwrite tape if is possible, if not append if possible?

Created: 02 Nov 2012 • Updated: 04 Dec 2012 | 2 comments
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Is there a way to configure a Backup job on Backup Exec 2010 that overwrite the tape if the tape overwritable and if not, append it if this possible?

Bye MB

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RahulG's picture

You can append to media and overwrite if no appendable media , The vice-vera is not possible .

Does'nt  the Append Period settings for the media help you in acheiving the startergy you want ?

AmolB's picture

Overwrite else Append option is not available in BE. Only below options are available when the

job begins.