You can bypass the use of the tape library.
1) Vary OFF the Tape library (Example name TAPMLB3584)
2 Vary ON the Tape Device (TAP01)
<<< Now do the tape archive process, direct to tape device (TAP01) >>>
To return to tape library mode.
1) Vary OFF the Tape Device (TAP01)
2) Vary ON the Tape Library (TAPMLB3584)
Do it in the order above since the tape library and tape device cannot be "ON" at the same time!
If the both start with "TAP" you should see them both using a command like:
wrkcfgsts *dev tap*
Which should give a display like:
Work with Configuration Status TX
Position to . . . . . Starting characters
Type options, press Enter.
1=Vary on 2=Vary off 5=Work with job 8=Work with description
9=Display mode status 13=Work with APPN status...
Opt Description Status -------------Job-----------
TAPMLB3584 VARIED ON
TAP01 VARIED OFF
Also make sure nothing will try to access the tape library during that time it's OFF
Hope this helps.
From: Ioffe, Jane [BUL/LAK] [mailto:Jane.Ioffe@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2011 1:45 PM
Subject: [MAPICS-L] Archive save on the XA to the Tape library
I wonder if anybody knows how to deal with archiving process in IM, COM
, PCC, PUR or IFM applications and to be able to save the archived
records to tape if the Tape Device is a Tape Library.
Mapics XA actually sends out an error message that the Tape device is
How do we go about it?
Btw, we are at Mapics Release 5.5 -so not sure if there are other
options available in future releases.
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