Just started using the tape backup feature and backing up to tape is working fine. I am currently running a File to Tape job which backs up our most recent vbk of our VM backups along with a some misc directories to single LTO-5 tape drive. Since all of our data currently fits on one tape so we just do fulls each night.
The problem I've run into is that when I select a folder to restore from the Files view, even if I select the most recent media set, it prompts for earlier tapes because, I assume, when the top level folder is select in File view, it shows everything that was ever backed up in that folder. The issue is that I only want data restored from that single tape since it's a full, if I wanted data as it was at an earlier date, I would use that particular tape. Not comparing Veeam to Backup Exec, but in BE there is a restore from media option that only restores what's on that specific tape.
To try to show what I mean, the below screenshot is a test backup of a folder that contains a Windows backup over two nights.The catalog display shows "Backup 2013-09-12" and "Backup 2013-09-13" but when the backup was run on 9-13, the 2013-09-12 folder was not there and it correctly shows 1 restore point for each day. But when I select the top level FMDC1-08 folder, select restore files from tape, then select the most recent backup set, it still prompts me for the previous tape, I guess because selecting the top level folder also selects all contents which would include the files from the previous days backup. So I guess my question is, how can restore only the files that were backed up to a specific media set? I definitely might be missing something obvious here!