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HSM (SAM-QFS): Why the "touch" command will not cause a file to re-archive (Doc ID 1001818.1)

Last updated on JUNE 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 3.5 and later
Sun StorageTek Utilization Suite Software - Version 3.5 and later
All Platforms


The Unix(R) touch command will update the file's modification time without modifying the file contents. In the SAM-FS file system, if the user uses the touch command on a file that has already been created and archived, it will not cause the file to re-archive.

The modification time of the file will change, but the file will not re-archive.


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