Requirements for creating a removable backup-to-disk folder

A removable backup-to-disk folder works as follows:

You should not share removable backup-to-disk folders between media servers.

You can create removable backup-to-disk folders on any device that has removable media, provided the device appears as a drive letter and is formatted with a file system.

Devices with removable media can include the following:


For CDR-RW and DVD-RW, third-party software must be used to format the media before it can be used with Backup Exec.

More Information

Creating a backup-to-disk folder by using the Backup-to-disk Wizard

Creating a backup-to-disk folder

Configuring advanced options for a backup-to-disk folder

Setting defaults for new backup-to-disk folders