Changes to GFS Media Pool Retention

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Changes to GFS Media Pool Retention

Veeam Logoby FredMez » Wed Sep 07, 2016 7:51 pm

If this has been asked before, my apologies, i did indeed search prior.

I changed the retention values for a media pool that already has tapes in it. Basically I changed the monthly retention from 12 months to 3 months. I expected the tapes that were already in the pool to reflect the change. it does not appear that is the case. Is there another step i need to preform in order for the tapes that contain data, and are more than 3 months old, to be changed to expired (thus I can reuse the tape). They seem to maintain the original retention date when the tape was written to. Or am I out of luck and this is now a manual process? if so, i would like to request this as a feature enhancement.

thank you in advance.
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Re: Changes to GFS Media Pool Retention

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:20 pm

Hi Fred,

They seem to maintain the original retention date when the tape was written to


True: retention changes in the GFS media pool does not affect written media. We are going to fix this behavior in the upcoming version.
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