Allow to configure target device and pool with schedule

Idea ID 1638650

Allow to configure target device and pool with schedule

Brief description:

Each backup spec can only backup to a specific device and media pool. This can not be changed to accommodate requirements such as segregate Full and Incremental backups on different set of media or devices. Having multiple backup specs is the only workaround causing serious amount of additional configuration work.

The scheduler should allow to overwrite the default media pool and backup device for a schedule if required. This can be similar to what is available for the Data Protection property today where a different protection can be configured for Full and Incremental backups.

The implementation should be easy since the omnib already supports handling of different media pools through -pool MediaPool option.

Existing Enhancement Requests:

QCCR2A53638: Support for configuring media pool per scheduled instance of backup specification
QXCR1000112832: other media pool for incremental backup as used in full backup
QXCR1000225855Weekend Backup with special media pool
QXCR1000236712: Request the ability to select "Media Pool" used for each scheduled backup.


Reduce the complexity on configuring backups to be compliant with various SLAs such as storing daily and weekly backups on different sets of media.

Micro Focus Contributor
Micro Focus Contributor
Status changed to: Waiting for Votes
Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert

Hi Sheetal,

Added Existing Enhancement Requests to my summary as a general reference that there functionality has been requested several times during the last years.

Sebastian Koehler

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