Defrag_tape Script Ends with Error: In ERR Job [1] Aborted.

(Doc ID 2229397.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle DIVArchive - Version 7.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 7.x version, Actor

When attempting to defrag specific tape
the following error occurs:

"Delete source error: source instance to delete is newer than the destination ones"

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Open the defrag script using as argument a specific tape
2. Check the results

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot defrag the tape.




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