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HSM (SAM-QFS): Recycler Guidelines and Explanation (Doc ID 1006139.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 5.4 to 6.1.5 [Release 5.0 to 6.0]
All Platforms


The recycle process reclaims tape space taken up by expired data in the library.

In many cases the recycle process is not fully understood and as a result not implemented.  Eventually this can lead to having too many tapes that become 100% full of expired and active data.

The recycle process should be part of the implementation of SAM-FS.


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