Backup Exec 2012 settings

I have 5 servers and I back them up to tape one per day. (I change the tape once per week)
I have a feeling that when each one backs up it overwrites the last backup.
1. How do I check this? (test restore?)
2. How do I get each backup to append not overwrite?
HKFueyAsked:
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Radhakrishnan RSenior Technical LeadCommented:
Hi,

I hope you configured the backup to DISK then to TAPE? if so, edit the duplicate job. You will be able to see few options 1) Overwrite Protection Period : I.e -7 days 2) Append Period - Infinite Append 3) Backup Options - Storage for each job - Append to Media, overwrite if no appendable media is available. I would suggest to select "Append to Media, overwrite if no appendable media is available".

You need to understand what you need about overwrite protection. Have a look at this article https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.TECH5459 and select the desired option you need.

Good luck :)
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HKFueyAuthor Commented:
Going to create one job to backup all, thanks for the help.
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