Utility jobs for virtual tape libraries and simulated tape libraries

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Utility jobs for virtual tape libraries and simulated tape libraries

Backup Exec treats virtual tape libraries and simulated tape libraries as physical robotic libraries. You can identify virtual tape libraries by the label VTL that displays on a library's properties pages. You can identify simulated tape libraries by the label TLS (Tape Library Simulator Utility).

The virtual tape libraries and simulated tape libraries do not support all of the utility jobs that are available for physical robotic libraries.

The following table describes the tasks that are available for these libraries.

Table: Utility jobs for virtual tape libraries and simulated tape libraries

Utility job

Available for virtual tape libraries

Available for simulated tape libraries

Lock

No

No

Unlock

No

No

Export

Yes

No

Import

Yes

No

Label media

Yes

No

Export expired media

No

No

Cleaning slot

No

No

Bar code rules

Yes

No

Clean drive

No

No

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