My Oracle Support Banner

DFHSM Configuration Issue - How To Read a 3490 Emulation Tape With a 3590 Emulation Device (Doc ID 1563211.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Host Software Component (HSC) - 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 read a DFHSM tape written in 3490-emulation on a drive that is in 3590-emulation.

HSM needs to use a 3590 emulation device type to read tapes that were written on a 3490 emulation drive.

Message:
ARC0500I CANNOT ALLOCATE VOLUME MF5572, DARC=0270,
Dynamic allocation failure 0270 essentially meaning device not found (we have no 3490 devices defined at WGDC)
 

Solution

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Goal
Solution


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.