Import-VBRTapeMedium

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    Short Description

    Imports tapes into library.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

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

    Syntax

    Import-VBRTapeMedium -Library <VBRTapeLibrary[]> [-Wait]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet imports tapes newly loaded to a tape library.

    You need to run importing procedure against all new tapes. Importing moves tapes from I/E slot to library standard slots.

    Import-VBRTapeMedium Note:

    Import/export commands are available only for the devices that support corresponding operations and include I/E slot.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Library

    Specifies the library from which you want to import tapes.

    Accepts VBRTapeLibrary, GUID or string type.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    Wait

    Indicates that the command waits for the import sessions to complete before accepting more input.

    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

    VBRBackupSession[]

    Example 1

    This command imports tapes to the 'HP MSL G3 Series 3.00' tape library.

    Run Get-VBRTapeLibrary to get the library and pipe it down.

    Get-VBRTapeLibrary -Name "HP MSL G3 Series 3.00" | Import-VBRTapeMedium

    Example 2

    This command imports tapes to a selected tape library.

    Run Get-VBRTapeLibrary to get the library and save it to the $library variable.

    Import-VBRTapeMedium -Library $library

    Related Commands

    Get-VBRTapeLibrary

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