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Identifying backup tapes using their specific number

By Eric5775 ·
Hi, have written a batch file to backup info on a 2003 server. I wish to use differential backups and need to find the individual number of the tapes to put them in the batch file. I want to run the same tape 3 times eg wed thur and mon. Where can i find the tape individual identification.

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The Numbers are on the Header when the Tape was formatted the last time

by OH Smeg In reply to Identifying backup tapes ...

You need to look at the Tapes through the Computer.

But I must say that this is a terribly inefficient way to proceed here as that Identifying Tag is changed every time that a Tape is Formatted.

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