You must create an import
media job to insert media into your robotic library so that the
Backup Exec database is updated.
Before you create an import media job, note the
If the media does not have a bar code, when you
create the import job, you must select the option Auto-inventory
after import is completed.
If your robotic library uses a media magazine, make
sure no jobs are currently running and that all media are ejected
from the drive and are back in the magazine slots before swapping
You can select any number
of slots to import.
The Backup Exec import
media job fully supports robotic libraries with portals. When this
job is run, the slots you selected are checked for media. If media
is found, it is exported to the portals. After all the media has
been exported, you are prompted to insert new media into the portal
so it can be imported. This process continues until all of the
requested media has been imported into the robotic library.
You can monitor this job
on the Job Monitor.
To import media to a robotic library
On the navigation bar,
Select the robotic
On the Results pane,
select the slots you want to import media to.
Under Media Tasks in the
task pane, select Import
Complete 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 the media does not
have a bar code, or if you want Backup Exec to automatically create
an inventory job to run after the import job completes, under
Settings, click Options,
and then select Auto-inventory after
import is completed.
If you want Backup Exec
to notify someone when the job completes, on the Properties pane,
under Settings, click