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Oracle HSM (SAM-QFS): Not archiving When Large Amount of Rearchiving is Initiated- "waiting for resources" (Doc ID 2384142.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 02, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 5.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The archiver is not archiving files in an aggressive manner and appears to only re-archive using one tape drive, while letting the archive queue fill up.

An excerpt of the command 'showqueue -v' output below:




Customer initiated a large amount of files for rearchive. This has been seen to cause the archiver to claim that it is 'waiting for resources'. Unfortunately, it does not specify what resources. 


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