Re: [ADSM-L] orphan libvol

2014-09-04 12:09:45
Subject: Re: [ADSM-L] orphan libvol
From: Cameron Hanover <chanover AT UMICH DOT EDU>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:08:08 -0400
Did you query the volume history on the library client?  Perhaps this is a 
dbbackup, which wouldn't show up in `q vol`.

Cameron Hanover
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On Aug 28, 2014, at 9:33 AM, "Rhodes, Richard L." <rrhodes AT FIRSTENERGYCORP 
DOT COM> wrote:

> Hi,
> We upgraded our 3584 libs to new drives, and are in the
> process of converting to new media.
> I have a orphan libvol - a library manager libvol for which
> there is no library client volume.
>  LIB MGR libvol - private, owned by TSM5
>     ./run_cmd.ksh tsmlm2 "q libvol 3584isoc j03829"
>     3584ISOC        J03829  Private TSM5            2,823   3592
>  LIB MGR volhist
>     ./run_cmd.ksh tsmlm2 " q volhist" | grep -i j03829
>     05/29/12   09:09:12 REMOTE  3584ISOC-TAPE   J03829  TSM5
>     ./run_cmd.ksh tsm5 "q vol J03829 "
>     ANR2034E QUERY VOLUME: No match found using this criteria.
> Now, this TSM5 instance has NO TAPE AT ALL.  It was migrated to
> DataDomain file vols and the tape environment was dismantled.
> I can just "checkout libv 3584isoc J03829" and remove the tape
> from the lib, and it's gone.  But I want to make sure TSM is clean.
> So I did the checkout, then tried to check it in as SCRATCH.
> TSM refused to perform the checkin, throwing this error:
>  ANR8443E CHECKIN LIBVOLUME: Volume J03829 in library 3584ISOC
>  cannot be assigned a status of SCRATCH.
> I then checked it back in as PRIVATE and it went back to being
> a libv owned by TSM5.
> Q)  Is it ok to simply check out this libv and forget about it?
> It seems that if I do this, I'm leaving something in the libr mgr
> that should be cleaned up.
> Thanks
> Rick
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