Arcserve Tape Restore
Posted on 2014-07-31
We have Arcserve 15 and need to restore data from an old tape. We use a GFS rotation schemes, but keep monthly and annual backups.
I've had a look at the 'Restore' section in Arcserve, but I don't see any obvious way to see all the various backups which have been taken over the past years. I can see there's restore by directory view, session view, media view etc. and I would have thought it would have been on restore by session view for example, but there's only approx. 50 backups listed, even if I change the date range to show ALL.
All of the tapes are stored off-site and they only have the tape ID on the labels, so we need to be able to review the list of backups that Arcserve has taken, look at the dates and confirm the tape ID's.