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QoreStor 6.0.0 - Command Line Reference Guide

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vtl --update_carts --name <name> --add --no_of_tapes <number>

Description

This command allows you to create additional tapes for a library specified in the --name option. Each library is initially created with 10 slots housing 60 tape media. Additional tapes can be added to the library as needed using this command. A library can only contain tapes of the same size. For example, if the library was originally created with 60 tapes of size 10G, additional tapes of size 10G can only be added.

Syntax

vtl --update_carts --name <name> --add --no_of_tapes <number>

Where

--name          Name of a valid VTL container
--add           Add more cartridges to the tape
--no_of_tapes   Number of Tapes to be created

Result

Created 10 cartridges.

vtl --activate --name <name> [--force <yes|no>]

Description

This command activates a replica VTL.

Syntax

vtl --activate --name <name> [--force <yes|no>]

Where

--name    Name of a valid VTL container
--force   Force activation

Result

Enter reserialization code for replica [ 00 (no op), 01 - 99 ]: 00
VTL processes will be started for container, VTL1_Test ...

vtl --deactivate --name <name>

Description

This command deactivates a replica VTL.

Syntax

vtl --deactivate --name <name>

Where

--name   Name of a valid VTL container

Result

Are you sure you want to de-activate this VTL? [ Yes, No ] y
VTL VTL1_Test is deactivated !!

vtl --rescan --name <name> [--force <yes|no>]

Description

This command rescans a replica VTL.

Syntax

vtl --rescan --name <name> [--force <yes|no>]

Where

--name    Name of a valid VTL container
--force   Force activation

Result

Rescan replica VTL after new cartridges have been added at source VTL? [Yes|No] y

Connections to the library VTL1_Test could be disrupted for a brief period.
Make sure no cartridges are loaded in tape drives and/or backups are in progress. Proceed? [Yes|No] y
vtllibrary will be re-instantiated for container, VTL1_Test!
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