Use Retension media to
run the tape in the tape drive from beginning to end at a fast
speed so that the tape winds evenly and runs more smoothly past the
tape drive heads. Refer to the documentation that came with your
tape drive to see how often this utility should be
Retensioning is primarily
for Mini Cartridge and quarter-inch cartridges and is not supported
on most other types of tape drives.
To retension a tape
On the navigation bar,
Expand the server icon,
click Stand-alone Drives,
or if the drive is attached to a robotic library, click
Select the drive or slot
containing the media you want to retension.
Under Media Tasks in the
task pane, select Retension
Select the appropriate
options as follows:
Type a name for the job or accept the default name.
Select the priority for the job.
Available options are as follows:
If you want a person or
group to be notified when the job completes, on the Properties
pane, under Settings, click Notification, and select the options you