Enable-VBRTapeProtection

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    Short Description

    Sets overwrite protection for selected tapes.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

    Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

    Syntax

    Enable-VBRTapeProtection -Medium <VBRTapeMedium[]> [-PassThru]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet sets software overwrite protection for selected tapes.

    Protection overrides the retention settings of the media pool to set a lifelong retention period for the selected tapes .

    You can set protection for both online or offline tapes that contain data.

    The protection can be switched off at any time. The retention settings will be changed to the value set for the media pool. Run Disable-VBRTapeProtection to switch off the protection.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Medium

    Specifies the array of tapes. The cmdlet will set protection to these tapes.

    Accepts VBRTapeMedium, GUID or string type.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    PassThru

    Indicates that the command returns the output object to the Windows PowerShell console.

    False

    Named

    False

    False

    <CommonParameters>

    This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.

    Return Type

    VBRTapeMedium[]

    Example

    This command sets protections for the tape named "00140009".

    1. Run Get-VBRTapeMedium to get the tape and save it to the $tape variable.
    2. Run Enable-VBRTapeProtection with this variable.

    $tape = Get-VBRTapeMedium -Name "00140009"

    Enable-VBRTapeProtection -Medium $tape -PassThru

    Related Commands

    Get-VBRTapeMedium