Backup Exec 10d: How to view what is on a tape

Posted on 2006-05-15
Last Modified: 2013-12-01
All I want to do is put a tape in the drive and look at its contents.  How do I do it?
Question by:fuze44
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    put the tape in and run an inventory on the drive, then run a catalogue on that tape. you will then be able to go to the restore and view the files by starting a restore and selecting the media you just catalogued.
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    If you have not already cataloged the tape, with the current tape label, you will have to catalog it -- tools - catalog tape...

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    what's the difference between an inventory and a catalog?
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    inventory will check to see what tape is in the drive, catalog will go thru and see the data in side there and place it in the database

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    Thanks, everyone.

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