Re: [Networker] networker 7.2 and library auto-load support

2005-04-01 10:44:42
Subject: Re: [Networker] networker 7.2 and library auto-load support
From: Darren Dunham <ddunham AT TAOS DOT COM>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 07:38:11 -0800
> We have a quantum P4000 that has autoloading feature: whenever a tape is 
> inserted into the
> loadport and the tape will be moved from the loadport to the storage bin as 
> soon as the loadport
> is closed. 

> This is all nice and dandy, Legato networker, however, has no ideas of this 
> happending. As a
> result, the tapes are loaded but I have no idea where they went, short of 
> re-inventorying the
> entire library. 

I think that's what's expected.  With barcodes in use, that should only
take a few seconds, except for the new tapes.  

Does an inventory take a long time for you?

> Is there a way for the library to notify/update the networker software
> of import/export events?

No.  Not when networker's not in control (as it would be with a deposit
or withdraw command).

Darren Dunham                                           ddunham AT taos DOT com
Senior Technical Consultant         TAOS  
Got some Dr Pepper?                           San Francisco, CA bay area
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