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    Tape Drive failure

    Proccess to be follow 

    When a drive needs to be replaced, here is the detailed procedure to follow:

    In the Nodeum - Gui, it' imperative to make these actions before to change the tape drive in the Tape Library :

    1. Go to theTape Library Configuration Panel. (Tape Library Configuration) and unselect the drive you need to replace 
    2. Remove from the Nodeum DB the drive from the drives table.
    3. Stop Nodeum Services
    4. Now you can replace physically the tape drive in the tape library,
    5. Reboot the Nodeum's system
    6. Go to the Tape Library Configuration Panel. (Tape Library Configuration) and select the new drive you have just placed in the tape Library
    7. Restart Nodeum Services

     

    Process to follow in the Nodeum Gui

    1. Go to theTape Library Configuration Panel. (Tape Library Configuration) and unselect the drive you need to replace 

    2 - Remove from the Nodeum DB the drive from the drives table

    mysql> select * from drives;
    +------+----------------+---------------+----------+--------+----------+------------+----------+-------------+------------+-----------+----------+-------------+---------------------------+----------------------------+---------------------------+-------------+--------------------------+--------------------------+-----------+--------+----------+----------+------------+-----------+--------+-------+-------+---------+-------------+---------+
    | d_id | d_scsi_address | d_mount_count | d_volume | d_full | d_access | d_serial | d_vendor | d_product | d_firmware | d_device | d_use_to | d_use_by | d_use_file_processed_size | d_use_file_size_to_process | d_use_file_name_processed | d_bandwidth | d_current_stream_rule_id | d_current_stream_pool_id | d_comment | d_l_id | d_status | d_locked | d_sgdevice | d_fix_vtl | d_name | d_acs | d_lsm | d_panel | d_transport | d_libso |
    +------+----------------+---------------+----------+--------+----------+------------+----------+-------------+------------+-----------+----------+-------------+---------------------------+----------------------------+---------------------------+-------------+--------------------------+--------------------------+-----------+--------+----------+----------+------------+-----------+--------+-------+-------+---------+-------------+---------+
    | 2 | 257 | 0 | | 0 | 1 | C0F9000F02 | IBM | ULT3580-TD6 | D711 | /dev/nst1 | Idle | Maintenance | 0 | 0 | | 0 | 0 | 0 | | 2 | 0 | 0 | /dev/sg5 | 0 | | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | |
    | 3 | 259 | 0 | | 0 | 1 | C0F9000F04 | IBM | ULT3580-TD6 | D711 | /dev/nst3 | Idle | Maintenance | 0 | 0 | | 0 | 0 | 0 | | 2 | 0 | 0 | /dev/sg7 | 0 | | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | |
    +------+----------------+---------------+----------+--------+----------+------------+----------+-------------+------------+-----------+----------+-------------+---------------------------+----------------------------+---------------------------+-------------+--------------------------+--------------------------+-----------+--------+----------+----------+------------+-----------+--------+-------+-------+---------+-------------+---------+
    2 rows in set (0.00 sec)
    mysql> delete from drives where d_id=3;

     

    3 - Stop Nodeum Services

    4 - Replace physically the tape drive by the new one

    5 - Reboot the Nodeum's system

    6 - Select the new drive in the Tape Library Configuration Panel

    7 - Restart Nodeum Services

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