[Veritas-bu] Storage Units
W. Curtis Preston
curtis at colltech.com
Thu Mar 16 12:12:02 CST 2000
I'm sure it's something left over from the old days. I agree that you
should be able to pull tapes out of one library and put them in another,
and have things just work.
At 10:58 AM 3/16/00 -0600, Andrew Steingruebl wrote:
>Skip Farmer said:
> >In your case it b/c the systems are on the same library I can understand the
> >frustration. But in a distributed environment that has many libraries it is
> >extremely useful.
>Why is the behavior extremely useful/necessary? If we have a centralized
>catalog of media, and we don't duplicate media id's or barcodes, why can't
>individual media servers update a certral database, rather than keeping their
>own? Why do I need to run a bunch of commands to migrate tapes from one
>to another? Maybe I want to *easily* migrate tapes out of one robot and into
>another in another location, have the robot simply re-inventory itself, or
>vmadm/other commands to import tape into a robot.
>Why is it so difficult, and what is the design philosophy behind it?
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