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SAM-QFS - SAMFS Ignoring "no-recycle" Directive (Doc ID 1936196.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2014

Applies to:

Sun QFS and Storage Archive Manager (SAM) - Version 4.3 to 5.4 [Release 4.0 to 5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The SAMFS /etc/opt/SUNWsamfs/recycler.cmd file is set to ignore the following tapes using the "no_recycle" directive:

  no_recycle li HL.* HR.* HQ3.* 101.*

But why does the recycler continue to attempt to clean off tapes, as shown in the recycler.log file ?

   Waiting for VSN li:101064 to drain, it still has 1413 active archive copies.
  Waiting for VSN li:101121 to drain, it still has 14801 active archive copies.
  Waiting for VSN li:101125 to drain, it still has 176267 active archive copies.



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