How to configure the Tape Engine to filter out data volumes.
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To configure ARCserve so the Tape Engine will filter out non backup devices such as data volumes add the Registry key FindOnlyBackupDevices.
- Open the Registry editor and go to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ComputerAssociates\CA ARCServe Backup\Base\TapeEngine\CONFIG
- Right click on CONFIG and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.
- Enter FindOnlyBackupDevices.
- Set the data to 1 to enable.