Re: [Networker] Recycle Multiple Volumes

2010-10-18 19:23:27
Subject: Re: [Networker] Recycle Multiple Volumes
From: Davina Treiber <Davina.Treiber AT PEEVRO.CO DOT UK>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2010 00:07:00 +0100
On 10/18/10 18:21, mattman555 wrote:
> I have networker 7.4.2 and have a need to recycle multiple tapes (~50 to 75) 
> per week.
> Currently through the GUI, I sort the tapes by oldest date, then I manually 
> right click on each tape, and set the mode to recycle.
> No need to ask why or to improve this process but what I'm wanting to know is 
> a better way to do this..
> I'd like to select a set of volumes and set their mode to recycle in a more 
> efficient manner..
> I believe this could be accomplished by command line but I'm at a loss..

The best plan is to design your backup solution correctly so that you do
not need to manually set tapes to recyclable. There is no substitute for
doing it properly.

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