Backing Up to Tape

Backing up to tape is, in essence, performing a backup copy job with the destination set to a tape device or media pool. Currently, the direct backing up to tape is not supported, instead, it is done in stages: the backup is first put into a Backup Repository and then moved to tape via a Backup copy job.

To create a backup copy job, click Create on the Dashboard and then click Backup copy job.

The  New Backup Copy Job Wizard opens. Complete the wizard as described in the sections below: