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Schedule the ntbakcup for TAPE

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Hi We have installed LTO tape drive to take the backup of file server data daily. I want to schedule the backup daily if the tape is inserted otherwise local backup should be taken.

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by:Ove
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did i get your Q right ?
You want your script be able to detect if a tape is inserted and the decide:
1.) tape IS inserted -> backup to tape
2.) tape is NOT inserted -> backup to disk ?

I dont't think it's possible.
So you better should add two backup-jobs (if your timeframe is ok for this szenario)

1.) do backup to disk to disk
2.) do backup disk to tape

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Thanks for the update. So can I initiate the backup  to tape daily
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yep :-)

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Can I have the vbscript or bat script to take the backup to tape.
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