About the default media set

When Backup Exec is installed, the following important defaults are set to protect media from being overwritten:

By using these defaults, you can keep all of your backup data safe from overwriting (unless you erase, label, or format the media, or associate it with scratch media). You will eventually run out of overwritable media unless you continually introduce scratch media into Backup Exec.

To ensure that Backup Exec has media available, you can do the following:

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Creating media sets

Deleting a media set

Renaming a media set

Associating media with a media set

Changing general media set properties