Oracle HSM (SAM-QFS): How to Make a Tape Drive Unavailable and Offline for Maintenance (Doc ID 1018868.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 4.0 to 5.3 [Release 4.0 to 5.0]
All Platforms

Goal

There is a need from time to time to make a tape drive unavailable to SAM-FS.  This document will assist in accomplishing that.

The System Administrator will make the tape drive unavailable for several reasons:

NOTE: A tape drive can not be under SAM-FS control, if the Administrator wants to use the drive for other (Non SAM-FS) reasons.

 

Solution

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