Oracle HSM (SAM-QFS): tplabel -erase Timeout Is Too Short on T10000 Tapes
Last updated on APRIL 17, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The 'tplabel -erase' option passes a SCSI ERASE command to the drive. SAMFS does not perform any secure wipe or erase function on it's own. This '-erase' option erases the media completely, before a label is written. This is a security feature that is normally not necessary.
Customer used the following command to erase a T10KC tape.
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