Backup Exec 2010

I am trying to figure out how to make Backup Exec overwrite the old data after a month with weekly and daily backups ??????????????
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I don't use the 2010 version, but in the Backup Exec verion I use the over write period is controlled by right clicking on the Media Set.  The Media Set is under the Media tab and each backup job should be assigned to use a paticular Media Set.  The properties of the Media Set allow you to define the append and over write time periods.
AustinWeaver80Author Commented:
I dont see it. I only see the overwrite and append option but not how to do it by time ???????????
Each job is setup to use a device (or device pool) and a media set. The job also specifys append to or overwrite the media. But the key is the media set. Each media pool has a retension period. Once the retension period has expired the media in the pool can be overwritten. If you look at the contents of each media set you'll see blue and black entries. The black set protected by the retension time and blue or overwriteable.


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On main window of backup exec you will see several icons.
click media set.
give it a name, then you should give it over writer period (OWP) time in days if i recall.
just create 3 of this, and when you set a backup assign the specific set to the backup.

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