They signal when they need a clean, and the 3494 library manager mounts the
Doesn't matter which type/how many hosts.
Cleaning tapes aren't segregated by host, either.
They just live in the 3494, as many as you want, in data cells.
(I verified this last week, when we had to run in manual mode a while with
me acting as "robot").
From: Zoltan Forray/AC/VCU [mailto:zforray AT VCU DOT EDU]
Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2004 1:29 PM
To: ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU
Subject: Who controls the CLEAN cycle ?
I have always wondered about this but could not find a difinitve answer.
Who controls/manages the 3590 tape drive cleaning, in a 3494, when the
library is shared between z/OS/MVS and TSM on AIX and the drives used by
the AIX system are FC attached and installed as "open systems" drives ?
I ask this since a recent perusal of the activity log of the AIX TSM
server showed messages that said "tape drive needs to be cleaned" ?