Bacula Administration Tool (BAT): Graphical Tape Handling Easter Egg

I bet you don’t know this undocumented feature, even if you have a tape library and is a heavy BAT – Bacula Administration Tool (Linux & Windows Desktop GUI) user.

It is possible to move tape library tapes (load, unload etc etc.) using this graphical interface, especially when changing tapes from/to IO slots is needed, or for tape erasing and disaster recovery purposes.

At the BAT Storage tab, double-click the Tape Library name in order to access the hidden tapes handler, according to the image bellow.

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Now you feel free to perform the desired tape changes:

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Happy Easter!

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