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OSB: Media Family Write Window Was Changed From 'never' to '3 days', But New Media Still Used 'never'. (Doc ID 1636435.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Backup - Version 10.4.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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Customer wanted to change his media 'Write Window' from 'never' to '3 days'. However when new media was used, it was still set to 'never', for example:

ob> lsvol -l -v OSB-000033

Volume OID: 216
  Volume ID: OSB-000033
  Barcode: OSB001
  Volume sequence: 7
  Media family: MONTHLY
  Current location: SL150
  Label host: osb-bkp
  Created: 2014/01/20.09:37
  Closes: never
  Expires: 2014/03/20.09:37
  Space remaining: none
  Original OID: 216
  Tape attributes: hw encryptable

ob> lsvol -l -v OSB-000034

Volume OID: 217
  Volume ID: OSB-000034
  Barcode: OSB003
  Volume sequence: 8
  Media family: MONTHLY
  Current location: SL150
  Label host: osb-bkp
  Created: 2014/01/20.09:37
  Closes: never
  Expires: 2014/03/20.09:37
  Space remaining: 727.0 GB
  Original OID: 217
  Tape attributes: hw encryptable


Confirmation of the 'Write Window' in the media family configuration:

ob> lsmf -l MONTHLY

MONTHLY:
  Write window: 3 days
  Keep volume set: 2 months
  Appendable: yes
  Volume ID used: unique to this media family
  UUID: e0ca00c6-00f1-1034-b328-efg9b9vf23n4

 

Changes

The media family 'Write Window' was changed from 'never' to 3 'days'.

Cause

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