hoFFy wrote:Only deleting the oldest backups from one tape until there is enough space available on tape to save the newest full backup is technically not possible, isn't it?
One full backup per day needs about 500GB, so he could save 4 backups on one tape until its full.
foggy wrote:To achieve what you're after, you would need to create 5 backup to tape jobs (one per week day) and configure each of them to use the daily backup job as a source, start new media set monthly, and set the media pool retention to 1 month so that the tapes be re-used automatically after 1 month. Not a super easy setup, but should work.
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