This article is for Amanda Enterprise (AE) v. 3.1
Virtual Tapes are stored as slots in your disk changer on the Amanda server. To reduce the number of virtual tapes used by your Backup Set, you must reduce the number of slots in its changer. You must do this by removing the highest numbered slots.
Perform the following steps to decrease the number of virtual tapes specified for a Backup Set using a ZMC Disk device:
When all data on tapes in the slots you want to eliminate is obsolete, perform the following steps one after the other before any new backups are performed to eliminate the unwanted slots: