[Veritas-bu] bpduplicate tapes Time Assigned missing

2003-12-10 00:51:30
Subject: [Veritas-bu] bpduplicate tapes Time Assigned missing
From: jroyer AT colltech DOT com (Joe Royer)
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2003 23:51:30 -0600 (CST)
Aren't you supposed to make the duplicate primary before you expire
the original?  Could this be the problem?

On Tue, 9 Dec 2003, Rob Worman wrote:

> At 1:07 PM -0500 12/9/03, Markham, Richard wrote:
> >I run Oracle/RMAN backups to a disk storage unit and duplicate these to
> >tapes.
> >I later expire the disk copies and verify availabily of the tape copy.  An
> >issue I have discovered is that these duplicate tapes do not have a time
> >assigned date...<snip>
> you're sure you're not accidentally expiring both copies when you
> expire the on-disk copy of the image?  (what is the syntax of the
> bpexpdate command you use to carry out this expiration?)
> it would be interesting to see what the "vmquery -m <mediaID>" and
> "bpimmedia -mediaid <mediaID>" commands say about one of these
> duplicate tapes...
> rob
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D. Joe Royer II       Collective Technologies
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