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Identifying Media Icons

The following table identifies the various media icons that may be displayed within a library and also identifies the operations that can be performed on each of these media.

Icons: Tape Libraries
Media Status


Options

Spare media Cleaning media Assigned media (active) Assigned media (full) Bad Media Retired Media Prevent Export Undiscovered media Media with duplicate barcodes Media from a different library# Appendable Media Aged Media Aged Retired Media
* Load Media X   X X X X X       X X X
* Export X X X X X X   X X   X X X
* Verify Media X   X X X X X X     X X X
View Contents     X X X   X       X X X
Move X                     X  
Delete X X       X           X  
Delete Contents     X X X   X       X    
* Erase Media X         X           X  
Mark Media Bad X X X X     X       X X  
Mark Media Full     X       X       X    
Mark Appendable       X X                
* Discover               X          
* Discover as Cleaning Media               X          
* Prevent Export/Allow Export X X X X X X X       X X X
Update Barcode X X X X X X X       X X X
Properties X X X X X X X       X X X

* Not Applicable for stand-alone drives. 
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Depending on the status of the media (i.e., Assigned, Appendable, Bad, Full, etc), the options associated with that status are available.

The following table lists media icons that are displayed in the Find Media dialog box which is displayed when you select the List Media Option from the Backup Set level in the CommCell Browser

Icon Description
Media in the library
Media outside the library.