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Backup Exec to disk media overwrite question

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I'm new to Backup Exec (v12) and have a question about backup-to-disk.  I have a media set with overwrite protection set to 30 days and append set to none/Infinite-allow append.  I would like for it to overwrite or delete media files that are older than 30 days.  It seems to just continue making new files as needed though, and the existing files are not deleted.  Is there a way to drop/overwrite the old files when their time is up?

Also, if I have to manually go in and delete the old files, what is the best way to do that?  The delete option is not available in the Media tab (although the old files are differentiated by color and show "overwriteable").

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