Re: [Networker] Jukebox control port using persistent names

2012-10-26 03:55:18
Subject: Re: [Networker] Jukebox control port using persistent names
From: Davina Treiber <Davina.Treiber AT PEEVRO.CO DOT UK>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 08:55:08 +0100
On 26/10/12 01:42, Frank Swasey wrote:
> 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

I don't think it matters. The tape drives will continue to work
independently of the control port.