Networker

Re: [Networker] Jukebox control port using persistent names

2012-10-25 20:42:21
Subject: Re: [Networker] Jukebox control port using persistent names
From: Frank Swasey <Frank.Swasey AT UVM DOT EDU>
To: NETWORKER AT LISTSERV.TEMPLE DOT EDU
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 20:42:06 -0400
Today at 11:31pm, Davina Treiber wrote:

On 25/10/12 19:48, Yaron Zabary wrote:
  That's the relevant part from the res file. Just shutdown Networker
and edit the res file to point at the right by-id device.

control port: /dev/tape/by-id/scsi-200900de794120009;
There's no need to shutdown NetWorker or edit res files. The control
port is a field you can modify.
I assume you would want to at least have disabled the jukebox through
NMC before you made that change. I'd hate to change that while any of
the tape drives were active or had tapes loaded in them. Doesn't feel
like that would be safe.
-- Frank