Solved

Backup Exec 2010 Media Prediction list such as in ArcServe

Posted on 2010-09-12
3
451 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10

Hi All
I was wondering if anyone out there knows the answer to this BACKUP question

We used to have CA ArcServe which had really good feature called Media Prediction i.e. this is where a media prediction list for say the next week's backup operations was produced so that the backup administrator/operator knew which tapes to put in the library each day or week etc.
Now we have replaced ArcServe with BACKUP Exec 2010 and we are trying to find the same feature as we had in CA ArcServe but we cannot?

Does anyone out there know if such feature does exist within backup Exec 2010 or found way to do it in proper manner i.e. no sloppy solution as we are talking about enterprise environment?
Max points had been allocated to this for correct answer, if you need me to provide any further relevant info than please let me know

Thanks for your time and effort
0
Comment
Question by:linuxhunts
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:oztrodamus
ID: 33659747
I have used B/E for many years and do not know of such a feature. You mentioned that you have a library. If you have enough slots available you can partition your tape library so that it always pulls the same tapes for a specified backup. That way you never have to rotate out your tapes unless you need to.

Just out of curiosity why do you need such a feature? If your tapes are labelled correctly I wouldn't think it would be a guessing game as to which tapes you'd need. Are they using a barcode for the label?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
linuxhunts earned 0 total points
ID: 33784923

Hi oztrodamus

thanks for your time and effort, however we wanted an exact feature and not work around, otherways we are aware of such as what you mentioned and scratch media method and mnay others etc.

We have decided to stick with Arcserve, hell with Symantec BE.

This case is closed as not answer found.

Thanks Again
0
 

Author Comment

by:linuxhunts
ID: 33784928

Authorised
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Migrating a VM File Server with shares between clusters and datastores 5 44
Website to compare Storage 3 38
Java array 21 82
Linux kernel panic ext3-fs error 14 27
Having trouble getting your hands on Dynamics 365 Field Service or Project Service trial? Worry No More!!!
Each year, investment in cloud platforms grows more than 20% (https://www.immun.io/hubfs/Immunio_2016/Content/Marketing/Cloud-Security-Report-2016.pdf?submissionGuid=a8d80a00-6fee-4b85-81db-a4e28f681762) as an increasing number of companies begin to…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
The view will learn how to download and install SIMTOOLS and FORMLIST into Excel, how to use SIMTOOLS to generate a Monte Carlo simulation of 30 sales calls, and how to calculate the conditional probability based on the results of the Monte Carlo …

756 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question