Scratch Media Availability Report

The Scratch Media Availability report shows the aging distribution of media, how many media are available for overwrite, and when other media will become available for overwrite. You can limit the amount of data that appears in the report by selecting range parameters for the Days option.

Information displayed in the Scratch Media Availability report is described in the following table.

Table: Scratch Media Availability Report




The media set period configured in media set properties.

Media Label

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

Size (GB)

Capacity of the scratch media available to which data can be written.

Available to Append (GB)

Capacity of scratch media available for append.

Group Total

Total number and capacity of scratch media available to the system.

Media Total

Total number of scratch media available.

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