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I have a job I created to backup a users folder each night. I would like the backup to run each night until the tape is full.  Its a 2TB tape. When it gets around 59GB it switching to overwrite  operation with a meesage of no appendable media could be mounted.  Then I get media is over write protected and can't get any more backups on the tape.  Why is that happening and can I save a users folder over and over again until the tape is full?  Thank you for any help.

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Re: Backup

Do you have aditional media in the Scratch Media Set?

Re: Backup

Hello J-Bug, 

You need to configure the Append Period by referring to this article. It has an accurate example of what you are trying to implement: 

When is it reasonable to use the Append Period?

You may also refer to this article to get more details about it: 

An explanation of the "Overwrite Protection Period" and the "Append Period"