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SAM-QFS: How to Increase The Number Of Tape Drives For Archiving (Doc ID 1012035.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2020

Applies to:

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


This document will provide the information to increase the number of tape drives, to service additional archive requests. The information in this document is to assist in configuring the number of tape drives used for archiving. When implementing the following, the site must determine which has a higher priority, staging or archiving. This document assumes that archiving has a higher priority than staging.

By default, the archiver will use one tape drive per archive copy of each archive set.


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