How to re-write tape with same tape label. RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have 10 protection groups co-located to single tape, backup is going to tape 1st of every month. 

    The tape label I set is 'Hosted : Monthly Backup' so tape labels are going in sequence like:

    Last month tape label : Hosted : Monthly Backup-00000025

    This month tape label : Hosted : Monthly Backup-00000026

    Now some backups are wrong in this month's tape and I am going to erase it and will backup all protection groups on tape again. 

    Next tape backup job which I will run will use tape Label Hosted : Monthly Backup-00000027 but I want to set it to 26 since I erase it and want to keep sequence.

    Is there any way to set tape label manually ?

    Friday, July 3, 2015 4:13 PM


  • Hi,

    There are no provisions in DPM to allow a user to specify the next sequence number used for a tape label series.

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    Sunday, July 19, 2015 11:36 PM