Adv. Scheduling w/ Backup Exec 12.5

Hello,

I am working with Backup Exec 12.5 and am trying to get the following rotation going:

Week 1 - Media 1: Monday -Full, T-Sun -Inc
Week 2 - Media 2: Monday -Full, T-Sun -Inc

Repeat Week 1, Week 2, Week 1, Week 2 etc

The fulls have been easy to schedule as two separate jobs that run every 14 days alternating.

The issue I am having is with scheduling the Incremental jobs in this fashion.  I could accomplish this by creating 12 incremental jobs that run every 14 days(alternating weeks) but this would create a total of 14 jobs, creating a lot of room for error.

For example:

Week 1/Media 1 Jobs  --- Run once every 14 days starting the 13th

Monday - Full
Tues-- Inc
Wed- Inc
Thu - Inc
etc....

Week 2/Media 2 Jobs  --- Run once every 14 days starting the 20th

Monday - Full
Tues- Inc
Wed- Inc
Thu - Inc
etc....

Does any know of a better way to do this using backup exec 12.5?  I feel like this should be able to be accomplished without having to create an individual job for each day of the week and that I might be missing something.

Any input at all would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your time.
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bobbailey22Author Commented:
Got it figured out on my own.  The only way to schedule this way is to use a job for each day of the week....14 day rotation...14 jobs.
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Michael DavidCommented:
Couldn't you have set your Week1 Media1 - Incre jobs on a schedule for Tue-Sun? With a separate job for Week1 Media1 - Full- Monday?  

Also are you using a robotic library where you dont have to manually insert the media?
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