CA Arcserve - FSD format after drive full

Posted on 2009-12-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I have an external hard drive that I am backing up to with Arcserve 11.5 SP4. I have two jobs going to this device, a Mon-Thurs Incremental and a Friday Full. Everything is fine until the drive space is used up and then the CA software formats the media to start the next job. I would like to set this up so that it deletes the oldest files to make room instead of just formatting the entire device and destroying all my backed up data- in need of configuration assistance.
Question by:cberrymd
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    setup a FSD for each day's backup
    1 fsd = 1 tape
    use Rotation job
    add all fsd to media pool
    configure media pool to retain and reuse the media as you would like

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