Re: [Networker] What are the barcode requirements for Networker

2012-10-31 11:35:31
Subject: Re: [Networker] What are the barcode requirements for Networker
From: Tony Albers <Tony.Albers AT PROACT DOT DK>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:26:21 +0000
Hi Dag,

> As you are also emulating another downside of tapes with a VTL - Not being 
> able to read and write at the same time,
> having maller tapes makes the probability smaller that we need the same tape 
> for reading during the write as
> smaller tape = less savesets.

Absolutely, but that was not really my point :) Guess I should have 
mentioned that anyway.

> Is the behaviour on a VTL really different than in a normal jukebox on this 
> one, Tony?
> Cannot find anything in my docus on that and normally Networker always
> prefers recyclable tapes to unlabeled ones.

No, it's exactly the same, NW always uses an unlabeled tape before 
recycling a tape. That's just NW's way of trying to preserve data you 
might want to use even though you've let it expire.