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disable restore

Discussion in 'Restore / Recovery Discussion' started by cisse, May 11, 2010.

  1. cisse

    cisse New Member

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    We want to avoid that during maintenance, for instance on our library ,some restore requests were launched. Is there a possibility to disable restore sessions without having to disable all sessions. There is an optin for dsmserv.opt but then you have to stop/start TSM.
    Restores are initiated by the client and i suppose there are options to disable, but we want to disable it on the server side.

    thanks for your time
     
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  3. ChrisRees

    ChrisRees Senior Member

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    I don't think you can disable just restores very easily.

    I suppose you could just take all your paths offline, then even if someone does try and do a restore no tape library activity will happen..

    Cheers
     
  4. cisse

    cisse New Member

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    thanks for your message.

    In our last case (intervention) the whole library was down and also the paths, when powered up, the restores came in. I think buffered somewhere. The problem was that not everything was ok for mounting.
     
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    crazytsm New Member

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    Cisse,

    What is the TSM server verision you are using ..And are you going in for restartable restore
     
  6. cisse

    cisse New Member

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    tsm v5.5 and shortly also v6.1

    yes, restartable restore.

    thanks for your reaction
     
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    You could issue a : "disable sessions client"
    That would prevent client sessions and still let administrative ones pass through.
     
  8. cisse

    cisse New Member

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    thanks for your message and time
    it looks a good one i will try it out to see what still can be done and what not
     

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