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Find specific tapes for server restore

Veeam Logoby hm-hmason » Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:28 pm

I'm trying to determine if there's a way to see what tapes are needed to perform a restore for a server. Need to be able to do a restore in a separate physical location from our primary data center and need to know what tapes to ship. Example, if I need to restore a server from a specific date from tape, how do I go about determining exactly what tapes I would need? I do believe that Veeam One has the capability from what I've read but not wanting to go that route just yet since we already have other monitoring systems in place.
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Re: Find specific tapes for server restore

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:50 pm

Hello hm-hmason,

Open Veeam B&R console and go to Files node. When you see the Tape tree, locate the desired file, right click it and go to properties. Thanks!
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Re: Find specific tapes for server restore

Veeam Logoby winnt » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:50 pm

This script should show you all files and jobs on all tapes. Just filter the columns within Excel to see specific files/servers.
powershell-f26/get-tape-content-via-powershell-t22142-60.html#p280337

Hope it works for you.
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