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The UnloadTapeAfter property controls tape media handling on completion of a backup or restore operation.
.UnloadTapeAfter [= value]
An expression that evaluates to an object in the Applies To list
TRUE or FALSE
HRESULT GetUnloadTapeAfter(LPBOOL pRetVal);
HRESULT SetUnloadTapeAfter(BOOL NewValue);
If TRUE, the tape media in the tape device or devices is rewound and unloaded when the operation completes.
If FALSE (default), no attempt is made to rewind and unload the tape media.