[Veritas-bu] Disk Storage Unit, migration to tape using multiple bpduplicates each with own bidfile

Rob Worman (home) rob at worman.org
Mon Mar 21 22:35:19 CST 2005


Doug-

I would claim the opposite.  i.e.

NetBackup duplication has historically ignored the media_unmount_delay 
parameter, until very recently.  Looking at the docs, I see that this 
change was introduced in 4.5 MP8 (and FP7, and 5.1 GA and 5.0 MP1)

e.g., look for _DELAY in the MP8 readme:

http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/271500.htm

HTH
rob


On Mar 21, 2005, at 8:55 PM, Douglas Ritschel wrote:

> Has anyone seen the following problem with NB 4.5,
> Disk Storage Unit, migration to tape using multiple
> bpduplicates each with own  bidfile.
>
> The problem is, if I have 4 bpduplicates running, each
> with it's own bidfile (each bidfile containing unique
> image ids to migrate from disk to tape). Instead of a
> bpduplicate keeping a tape mounted, the entire time it
> processes the bid file, it releases the tape, and
> another bpduplicate grabs the tape, and starts using
> it.
>
> I've heard that this use to work, but was broken in
> MP6. That bpdupliate is ignoring the UNMOUNT_TIMEOUT
> option in bp.conf. And that this problem is fixed in MP7.
>
>
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