seem the drive is not online within the library or lost its Fibre Path to the MDC Server.
If the Drive is not listed by "lsscsi -g" then, check the library if the drive is properly mapped.
I tried the command fsconfig -s
It display an error for that particular drive say "FS0355 15 7164223 fsconfig interim: Failed to verify device. Update component V0,13 (/dev/sg40, SN:F00233F037) to offline.
How can I get it back…"
if there is no Tape Alert on the library, then it might be something else such as incorrect device path or else.
Can you please rung "fsconfig -s" to check if device path requires to be updated.
Also let us know the current SNFS…"
Please help me, I have been having this issue and I need my tape drive to be functioning.In Stornext, it has Offline my drive and said in the error log " drive has exceeded its failure threshold "I went to check on the Tape Library software but it indicated that the drive is health.I tried cleaning the drive and then go back to Stornext to online the drive BUT after 20minutes it is Offline again.I tried resetting the drive, power cycle and still after I put it back online it will get Turn off…See More
Thanks for your answer. My understanding of Vaulting is small, so I want to ask additional questions. Is it right to use the "export" menu to export 2copy media from the library? (There seems to be no menu called…"
after you have changed the policy to store 2 instead of 1 Copy, you will have to change the attributes for all other - already existent - Files.
You will need to use fschfiat and fschdiat to change amount of Target Copies for exiting…"
Hi,I am using the i6 library for version 184.108.40.206 of snfs. For file redundancy, files previously saved as 1 copy were retrieved into storage. And I am working to change the attribute of the file to 2copy. What I want is to export the full 2copy media out of the library. And I want to keep it completely separate for disability. (Of course, the reason is lack of slot license,,) And I want to import new media instead of exported media. I have yet to experience how to pull out the media and…See More
2 things to consider
1.) Truncation: You may want to disable truncation to avoid having data on Tape only. This requires sufficient space on Disk
2.) Your policy is configured to retrieve to Tier2 indicating that you can retrieve data…"
Thanks so much for helping me
I plan to remove the whole tape library which is Tier3 of the setup. We would like to move out of using tape media.
How can I migrate all the tape data to Tier2 directly without going through Tier1
Thanks for the update. i have gone through the document and all it says to use fsforeignserver to get it done, but there is no proper step by step process? My question is do we need to zone the MDC into other fabric? if not how it will…"