The Overwrite Protection Period (OPP) of an IMG media incorrectly shows as INFINITE when the backup to disk (B2D) is re-inventoried.

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If an IMG  media or the Backup to Disk (B2D) folder containing the IMG media is deleted from the Backup Exec console and re-inventoried OR if the IMG media/B2D folder is taken to another Backup Exec Server and inventoried, the IMG media/B2D folder will come up under Imported Media Set "Backup Exec and Windows NT Backup media". However, instead of inheriting the Overwrite Protection Period (OPP) of Imported Media Set "Backup Exec and Windows NT Backup media" the IMG media displays an OPP of INFINITE period. 



Manually associate the IMG media to the media set with desired Overwrite Protection Period. Refer to the article in Related Documents section for information on how to associate a media to media set.

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This issue is currently under investigation by Veritas Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release.  If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Veritas Sales representative or the Veritas Sales group to discuss these concerns.  For information on how to contact Veritas Sales, please see
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