• Subject: Re: duplicate a backup tape
  • From: "Al Barsa, Jr." <barsa2@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 13:33:41 -0500

At 11:05 AM 1/23/01 -0600, you wrote:

There are TAA Tools to dup a tape, if the tape is the old format.  If it's 
a new tape drive that uses the optimum block function of OS/400, this will 
not work.

DUPTAP is a viable command.

You could always restore the library under another name, and then re-save 
it specifying the LABEL parameter using the correct name, but this will 
burn the most CPU, and probably be the most problematic.  (Before you take 
this approach to the bank, run a trivial test case, and display the tape to 
make sure that you got the desired results.)

Al


>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).
>
>Appreciate any input...thanks!



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