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 in the Jobs menu and then click Backup copy job.

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