Changing Data Size Units

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Overview

As of SEP sesam v. 4.4.3 Tigon, you can change the default setting for the data size units. The data size can be specified either with decimal (KB, MB, GB, TB) or binary prefix (KiB, MiB, GiB, TiB).

Setting default data size unit

SEP sesam allows you to choose how do you want your data size to be displayed (e.g, in TiB or TB). In previous SEP sesam versions, the data size was always displayed using decimal units.

  1. Open the GUI and from the menu bar select Configuration then Defaults.
  2. Click the Data displays tab and from the drop-down list Default Data Size select decimal or binary prefix.
  3. Defaults data size.jpg

Setting different data size unit for the individual table

It is possible to change the data size units for each individual table, for example, in Backups context window, Restores, Last Backup State, etc. This setting is only applied to the displayed data size in the individual table and is reset to default data size upon closing the GUI.

  1. Open the target context window, e.g., Main Selection -> Job State-> Backups, select the Data Size column header and right-click it.
  2. From the Unit menu, select the preferred decimal or binary unit display.
  3. Change data size.jpg

See also

SEP sesam GUI