+1 to this feature request please. It would be fantastic to have a "flush to tape" feature. We would use this on a regular basis when we're retiring VM's; setup a one-time backup job that backs it up to tape then cleans up after itself. Right now it's a time and resource consuming process for us as well. Having a one-time backup to tape that completes w/ only data on tape would save us a bunch of time and storage.
And very respectfully, off-loading feature requests to administrators to hand build on their own will not win you any potential business or cool points. We're all here and thrilled that we can give - and Veeam listens to - our input as paying customers, but telling us to go do it ourselves could potentially have people taking a second look at competitors, even when some of us like myself are died in the wool Veeam fans. Let's all be helpful, guys.
And many thanks Dima for throwing our request hats in the ring!