This option is available
only for the local media server with a compliant bootable tape
Use the IDR Preparation
Wizard to create a bootable tape image, and then run an overwrite
backup job so that the image is written to the tape.
The IDR Preparation
Wizard also enables you to update the *.dr file on a regular basis,
and to recreate the bootable tape image whenever hardware, SCSI
drivers, or tape drivers change on the computer. Prior to a
disaster, test the bootable tape to ensure that the computer can
start from it. Follow the tape drive manufacturer's documentation
for testing tape drive booting capability.
Before starting this
procedure, review the requirements for running the IDR Preparation
By default, the IDR
Preparation Wizard uses this computer to prepare the bootable tape
image. If this computer does not have the IDR option installed
locally, select another media server on which the IDR option is
installed to create the boot image.
Do one of the
To use this computer to create the bootable tape image
On the Welcome screen, click Next.
To use another computer to create the bootable tape image
Click Choose a media server that
has the IDR option installed.