Chat now with support
Chat with Support

Welcome, erwin customers to Quest Support Portal click here for for frequently asked questions regarding servicing your supported assets.

NetVault 13.0 - CLI Reference Guide

Introduction Getting started Using the command-line utilities Using the nvreport utility

nvlibrarymodify

Use this utility to perform the following tasks:

To change the drive status, map or unmap drives, display library drives, and remove a library, use the following options.

-servername

Specifies the name of the NetVault Server that administers the job.

This option is required when a remote server administers the job. It can be omitted when a local server administers the job. The server name is case‑sensitive.

-libraryname

Specifies the name library that you want to modify. The library name is mandatory.

-online

Brings a drive back online. Use the “DRIVE <drive_number>” option to specify the target drive.

-offline

Takes a drive offline. Use the “DRIVE <drive_number>” option to specify the target drive.

-remove

Removes a drive. Use the “DRIVE <drive_number>” option to specify the target drive.

-map

Maps a drive to the appropriate LSM, Panel and Drive. Use the “DRIVE <drive_number>” option to specify the target drive. You can also use the optional ‑name option can be used to specify a drive name.

Example:

-name “ACSLS_Drive-1”

-unmap

Unmaps a drive. Use the “DRIVE <drive_number>” option to specify the target drive.

-list

Displays all drives in the specified library.

To add a drive or shared drive to an existing library configuration, use the following options.

-servername

Specifies the name of the target server.

-libraryname

Specifies the name library that you want to modify.

-librarymachine

Specifies the name of the NetVault Server or Client on which the library resides. It can be any NetVault machine, not necessarily the server. It can also be a NetVault Client with ACSLS drives attached to a third machine.

-drivemachine

Specifies the name of the NetVault Server or Client on which the drive resides. In an ACSLS environment, the drives can reside on a client; the NetVault Server or Client does not control the ACSLS library.

-drivepath

Specifies the name or path of the drive that you want to add. Depending on the drive type, the drive path can be a VTL directory or SCSI target.

You can use the nvscandrives utility to obtain a list of available drives on a local or remote NetVault Client. The output of this command provides the drive path as it appears in the NetVault WebUI. For more information, see nvscandrives.

-add

Adds a drive. Use the “DRIVE <drive_number>” option to specify the target drive.

-addshared

Adds a shared drive. Use the “DRIVE <drive_number>” option to specify the target drive.

When you add a drive using the nvlibrarymodify utility, the library configuration is changed as follows:
If you omit the options "-servername", "librarymachine" and "drivemachine" then, by default, the local machine is used as the default for the target server.

nvopendoor

Opens the door of the specified library.

Table 25. nvopendoor

-servername

Specifies the name of the NetVault Server that administers the job.

This option is required when a remote server administers the job. It can be omitted when a local server administers the job. The server name is case‑sensitive.

-libraryname

Specifies the name of the target library.

nvopeneeport

Opens the entry/exit port (EEPort).

Table 26. nvopeneeport

-servername

Specifies the name of the NetVault Server that administers the job.

This option is required when a remote server administers the job. It can be omitted when a local server administers the job. The server name is case‑sensitive.

-libraryname

Specifies the name of the target library.

nvremovefiler

Removes filer-attached drives for the specified filer.

Table 27. nvremovefiler

-servername

Specifies the name of the NetVault Server that administers the job.

This option is required when a remote server administers the job. It can be omitted when a local server administers the job. The server name is case‑sensitive.

-filername

Specifies the name of the target filer.

-wait

Waits until the task has completed.

Related Documents

The document was helpful.

Select Rating

I easily found the information I needed.

Select Rating