• Subject: Re: duplicate a backup tape
  • From: Larry Bolhuis <lbolhuis@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 13:25:52 -0500
  • Organization: Arbor Solutions, Inc

If you have two drives, use DUPTAP - Best option.
If you have only one, but have TAA Tools  use DUPTAPIN and DUPTAPOUT.
If you have neither of the above, find a friend who does!
Actually you can use the LABEL parameter to force the tape file name to
what you want during the save, but you're still in for a LONG haul. 
Dual drives is the answer.
 - Larry

Mary Koetting wrote:
> I need to duplicate 40 backup tapes (with multiple libraries) that were
> created with a SAVLIB command. Is there anyway I can have the the duplicate
> tape have the same library names as the first tape. Is the correct, most
> efficient method to:
> 1. RSTLIB to a temporary library. (I can't use the real library name because
> it's our production library)
> 2. SAVLIB the temporary library. (I didn't see anywhere where I could change
> the name of the library when I save it).

Larry Bolhuis
Arbor Solutions, Inc.
(616) 451-2500
(616) 451-2571 -fax
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