media pool retention setting

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media pool retention setting

Veeam Logoby bzooz1 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:38 pm

We just selected to "protect data for...11 months" on our Monthly tape media pool. We changed it from "do not protect data". It asked me if I wanted to "apply new retention settings to all existing media." I selected NO. For our upcoming November monthly, will I be able to overwrite this tape? Thanks!
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Re: media pool retention setting

Veeam Logoby lyapkost » Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:58 am

Hi. In your case tapes already written with 'Do not protect' option may be overwritten, the new ones will have 11-month retention. Tape expiration date is shown in Tape Infrastructure - Media Pools - YourMediaPoolName - 'Expires in' column so you may check which settings were applied to the specific tapes.
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