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SAM-QFS: Stager Stuck With "warning Invalid Tar Header" And "Stage Volume Xx Unavailable" After 5.3-01 Patch Level Update (Doc ID 1552710.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 5.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The stager is stuck with "warning Invalid tar header" and "Stage volume xx unavailable" messages seen, after 5.3-01 patch level (5.3.9 build) update.

The copy, from which the stage was started, is being marked damaged.

If this happens, no subsequent stages will go through until the customer restarts the entire stageing process.

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