VTCS - How to Clear a VTV Mounted Status From a VTD (Doc ID 1014351.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 6.2 and later
Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.0 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Goal

How to clear a VTV Mounted status from a VTD.
MVS thinks a VTV is mounted on a VTD but VTCS displays the VTV as not mounted.
During a recall, the RTD went into Maintenance Mode leaving the VTV in limbo.
To get the status of the VTV, issue the VTCS command: D VTV(xxxxxx)  where xxxxxx = the VTV

Solution

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