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151: Is there a quick way for setting up a JukeBox and a "Cycle" mode Backup job?
150: How do I increase backup media capacity with COMPACTION?
149: How do I configure a logical media type that manages a pool of tapes, but the list of tape devices that can be used with the pool of tapes varies from node to node?
148: How do I use the same pool of backup tapes for all of my backup jobs and the same set of tape devices for all of my backup jobs? I want specific backups to only use a subset of my available devices while other backup jobs can use any available tape device
147: Did you know that EnterpriseBACKUP has 26 different standard backup modes?
146: How do I set up a jukebox with two drives and an unlimited number of slots?
145: Can EnterpriseBACKUP backup complex databases such as Oracle's RDB with ease?
144: Want easier access to the directory structure on ISE FTP site?
143: Are you having “PAK License Validation Failure" Problems?
142: How do I clean out the VAULT database?
141: How does EnterpriseBackup fit into my company's individual structure and corporate model?
140: A backup job using compaction fails in VMS 7.2-1, how can you fix this?
139: Does Media work with Multinet?
138: How difficult is installing Media?
137: Can you share the database across machines and/or clusters?
136: Do you need separate database support like Oracle or Sybase?
135: Can I have my backup request the required tape(s) before quitting time, and then begin the backup later that evening?
134: Can I automate when my backups run?
133: Does Media support an Archive facility?
132: Does Media support offsite media?
131: Can I maintain reports on my offsite tapes, available tapes and tapes assigned to backup jobs?
130: Is there a limited tryout period for the demo?
129: Can I backup UNIX nodes?
128: Can I backup Windows NT nodes?
127: Can I backup remote OpenVMS devices?
126: Can I use stackers or jukebox devices in Media and to run backups?
125: Is it easy to set up incremental, daily, weekly, monthly or yearly backups for the same disk drives?
124: How do I assign tapes to a particular backup job?
123: How do I add or configure a device into the Media database?
122: How do I add tapes to Media?
121: The Media MOTIF GUI is not displaying correctly. Is there a fix?
120: Will my device(s) work with Media?
119: How do I create a SCRATCH template in EnterpriseBACKUP?
118: How does EnterpriseBACKUP know which tapes to use in my tape library and how can I control the usage of tapes
117: How do I postpone Vault restore requests to a designated time?
116: Is there a way to simplify adding new media into the system?
115: How do I assign an alias name to removeable media for easier identification?
114: Does Storage Works work with Media?
113: How do users respond to requests for SCRATCH media?
112: When restoring a deleted file, how can I determine when it was last modified, and if the tapes are available onsite or offsite?
111: How do I set my backup job settings to share the same volume continuously?
110: How easy is it to create a backup job?
109: How can I use removable disks with my backups?
108: How do I insert standard DCL commands into my backup jobs?
107: How do I reset my backups to use the correct tapes?
106: How do you add and modify a group of tapes (media) with one command?
105: Can you run EnterpriseBACKUP concurrently on different machines with different OpenVMS versions?
104: How do I use EnterpriseSCHEDULE with my backup jobs?
103: How do I add startup shortcuts for ISE applications?
102: How do I back up a remote NFS UNIX server?
101: How do I distribute my VAULT database onto multiple disks?
100: How do I manage optical jukeboxes in MEDIA?