Renaming a backup-to-disk folder

When you use the Backup Exec Rename option to rename a backup-to-disk folder, the name changes in Backup Exec, but not on the disk.

You can also change the name of the Windows folder in Windows Explorer.

See Changing the path of a backup-to-disk folder.

Backup-to-disk folder names must not exceed 128 characters. The backup-to-disk path name, which includes the backup-to-disk folder name, must not exceed 512 characters.

To change the name of a backup-to-disk folder

  1. On the navigation bar, click Devices.

  2. Expand the icon for the computer where the backup-to-disk folder is located.

  3. Select the backup-to-disk folder you want to rename.

  4. Under General Tasks in the task pane, select Rename.

  5. On the Rename Backup-to-Disk Folder dialog box, type the new backup-to-disk folder name, and then click OK.

  6. If you want to rename the Windows folder in Windows Explorer, use the Windows Rename option.