VTVRPT Shows Empty VTVs With Only PR (Pending Replication) Status (Doc ID 1948366.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 7.0 and later
Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.0 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms

Some VTVs are empty on a VTVRPT but have PR status and no other status.

Example message showing tape management system rejecting a scratch volume:

CTT096E SCRATCH VOLUME, BUT LAST LABEL NUMBER IS NOT ZERO

Cause

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