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Understanding Query OCCupancy on HSM filesystem

avv

Active Newcomer
#1
Hi,

I have the following HSM FS, which migrates data from 20TB GPFS to lto5 tapes:


tsm: tsm-srv-a>q filesp hsm-node-a /gpfs/hsm-1

Node Name: hsm-node-a
Filespace Name: /gpfs/hsm-1
FSID: 14
Platform: Linux x86-64
Filespace Type: GPFS
Is Filespace Unicode?: No
Capacity: 20,479 GB
Pct Util: 48.9

tsm: tsm-srv-a>q occ hsm-node-a /gpfs/hsm-1

Node Name: hsm-node-a
Type: Bkup
Filespace Name: /gpfs/hsm-1
FSID: 14
Storage Pool Name: BCK-1
Number of Files: 3,183,589
Physical Space Occupied (MB): 21,560,257.28
Logical Space Occupied (MB): 21,545,729.28

Node Name: hsm-node-a
Type: Bkup
Filespace Name: /gpfs/hsm-1
FSID: 14
Storage Pool Name: BCK-1-COPY
Number of Files: 3,183,587
Physical Space Occupied (MB): 21,556,129.28
Logical Space Occupied (MB): 21,539,937.28

Node Name: hsm-node-a
Type: SpMg
Filespace Name: /gpfs/hsm-1
FSID: 14
Storage Pool Name: HSM-1
Number of Files: 1,293,109
Physical Space Occupied (MB): 12,474,465.28
Logical Space Occupied (MB): 12,474,465.28

Node Name: hsm-node-a
Type: SpMg
Filespace Name: /gpfs/hsm-1
FSID: 14
Storage Pool Name: HSM-1-COPY
Number of Files: 1,293,109
Physical Space Occupied (MB): 12,474,465.28
Logical Space Occupied (MB): 12,474,465.28



Due to a failure of disk array I'm restoring (dsmc restore) contents of this FS to a different disk array.
New FS is *not* HSM-managed - it's just a regular filesystem on another linux box.

I have already restored about 80TB of files and restore is still going.

This value does not correspond with above output of "q occ" command - Physical/Logical Space Occupied is much smaller that 80TB.

Can you comment on this?

Thanks in advance!
 

moon-buddy

ADSM.ORG Moderator
#2
In HSM, similar files have been marked by a stub file and does not get backed up.

Restoring in non-HSM will required similar files to be restored according to the storage location and thus will run longer and restore more files, most of which are similar ones.
 

avv

Active Newcomer
#3
@moon-buddy,

can you elaborate?

Do you mean that many files can be assigned to a single stub file?

What do you mean by "does not get backed up" ?

Is there any way to get reliable information how many files and TBs are in fact in backup storage pool for that FS ?

Thanks in advance.
 

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