BEMCLI 'Set-BEFullBackupTask' command does not proc ess correctly

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Using the 'Set-BEFullBackupTask' command in a Backup Exec Management Command Line Interface (BEMCLI) script, will generate an error and not process correctly.


Error Message


Set-BEFullBackupTask : A parameter called DeleteSelectedFilesAfterSuccessfulBackup with type BackupExec.Management.CLI.BEDeleteFilesAfterSuccessfulBackup was not found in the parameter set called BackupJobDefaultsParameterSet
At line:1 char:59
    + Get-BEBackupJobDefault BackupToDisk | Set-BEFullBackupTask <<<<  -Name * -Storage "Any disk storage" | Save-BEBackupJobDefault
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Set-BEFullBackupTask], ArgumentException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnhandledClientException,BackupExec.Management.CLI.Commands.SetBEFullBackupTaskCommand



Set the Job defaults in the Backup Exec Console, using the 'Configuration and Settings - Job Defaults' menu options.


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