Re: Mount and write to a specific tape

2006-08-18 14:40:47
Subject: Re: Mount and write to a specific tape
From: "Miller, Ryan" <Miller.Ryan AT PRINCIPAL DOT COM>
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 13:36:03 -0500
You could run a DB backup and choose that particular volume.

If you still have troubles, try checking the tapes back into TSM and use
the overwrite label option.  I have had brand new tapes come in before
with electronic labels that did not match the physical label.

Ryan Miller
Principal Financial Group
Tivoli Certified Consultant
Tivoli Storage Manager 

-----Original Message-----
From: ADSM: Dist Stor Manager [mailto:ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU] On Behalf Of
Richard Mochnaczewski
Sent: Friday, August 18, 2006 10:01 AM
Subject: Mount and write to a specific tape

Hi Everybody,

I am having a strange problem where some newly labelled and initialized
tapes once they are taken from the scratch tape pool process get errors
regarding the label and the tape is changed to inaccessable and becomes
private. I've checked out the tape and checked it in and would like to
try and mount the tape and write directly to it to reproduce the problme
rather than wait until the tape comes around to be mounted. Is this
possible ? 

My library is a 3494, the drives are 3590, and TSM version is
running on AIX 5.2.


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