[Networker] Migrating savesets from VTL to tape - making virtual tapes recyclable?
Again, I'm in my first foray into Virtual Tape Library land.
I elected to go with 7.3.2 on Linux (wish I built the server as x86_64
now that I can use it, but alas...) and its solved the SCSI device
issues I was previously having.
Everything seems to work well, at least after figuring out why the java
console wouldn't work (there was a VPN with NAT involved).
I've got the VTL set up as the default pool, and the LTO-3 library as
the Default Clone pool. I've got enough space in the VTL for about 2
weeks at the current run rate, but I only need 1 week for our plans as
we need to migrate to tape once a week for offsite storage.
Our browse and retention times are set to Quarter.
I was able to use nsrstage to migrate the savesets to the Clone volumes
fine, and it appears to have properly deleted the saveset entries on the
originals from the database. The savesets are still listed on the volume
How will the virtual tapes get recycled? I presume I need to have auto
media management activated. Will it automatically re-use a virtual tape
when needed? Any other settings I need to use? They aren't marked as
recyclable (yet at least), and still retain their original expiration dates.
Do I need a script to mark all the volumes recyclable as needed?
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