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Microcare's avatar
Level 3
10 years ago

Erase tapes in backup exec 2014

Hi Guys, Im a newbie to Backup exec 2015 and i have a Tanberg robotic tape library atatched to my backup server and a san in the TB's I have a few tapes that are set to overwrite protect infina...
  • VJware's avatar
    10 years ago

    Append depends upon how many jobs (writes) do you want to add to the existing tape. For egs, if you have a 800GB capacity tape and if you can fit in 3 backups, you would set the backups to append. This will not impact the requirement of keeping the data indefinitely as this depends upon the overwrite protection.