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Changing filespace name

Discussion in 'TSM Client' started by MagentaSlyme, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. MagentaSlyme

    MagentaSlyme New Member

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    Is it possible to remount a filesystem on the same client and rename the filespace such that

    /filespaceA/directoryB ( filespace=/filespaceA )

    becomes

    /directoryB ( filespace= /directoryB )

    and preserve all the backup/archive data from /filespaceA/directoryB
     
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  3. moon-buddy

    moon-buddy Moderator

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    By saying 'remount' do you mean restore?

    If you meant 'restore' you can restore to any location and directory you want except that you cannot, obviously, change the file name.
     
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    MagentaSlyme New Member

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    No by remount I have moved data from one disk to another disk on the client but want to change the directory mountpoint but keep the TSM backup/archive data including the inactive versions. In the simple case of say on clientA
    ummounting /filespaceA and mounting as /filespaceB I can "dsmadmc rename files clienta /filespaceA /filespaceB"
    but cannot figure at the moment how to remname the filespace as described in the original post
     
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    See 'help rename filespace' - this help will give you the right syntax.

    Essentially, you have to enter the full paths of the filespaces you want to rename to.
     

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