Erase Spare Media Dialog

Use this dialog box to schedule or run the erase spare media operation.

List of Spare Media

Provides a list of spare media that will be erased. The following information is displayed for each media:

  • MediaSideName

    Displays the side name of the media.

  • Bar Code

    Displays the barcode label for the media.

  • MediaStatus

    Displays the media status, displayed as an icon. (See Identifying Media Icons for more information on the icon.)


Use this field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.


Click to schedule the erase media operation.

Save As Script

Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.

When you save an operation as a script, each option in the dialog will have a corresponding XML parameter in the script file. When executing the script, you can modify the value for any of these XML parameters as per need.