Media Required for Recovery Report

The Media Required for Recovery report lists the media that contain the backup sets for each system backed up on the selected media server for the specified time period. However, this report may be inaccurate if media overwrite settings allow the media to be overwritten. You can limit the amount of data that appears in the report by selecting filter parameters for the Protected server option and range parameters for the Days option.

Information displayed in the Media Required for Recovery report is described in the following table.

Table: Media Required for Recovery Report




Name of the system that was backed up.


Specific type of backup.

See Understanding backup methods and their advantages.


Date and time the backup job set was created.

Media Label

Media label assigned by Backup Exec, assigned by the administrator, or contained on a pre-assigned bar code label.

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