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Change "volume expiration" (hardware expiration) on a tape

Created: 07 Nov 2012 • Updated: 12 Nov 2012 | 2 comments
This issue has been solved. See solution.


Can someone tell me how can change "volume expiration" (hardware expiration) on a tape?

Thanks in advance!

Media GUID:                     7f5cfc34-9470-11dd-8000-e8adef1ab053
Media ID:                       0200L3
Partner:                        -
Media Type:                     HCART3
Volume Group:                   00_000_TLD
Application:                    Netbackup
Media Flags:                    1
Description:                    Added by Media Manager
Barcode:                        A00200L3
Partner Barcode:                --------
Last Write Host:                NONE
Created:                        01/19/2007 11:53
Time Assigned:                  -
First Mount:                    01/24/2007 00:03
Last Mount:                     04/16/2011 05:11
Volume Expiration:              05/22/2011 15:19
Data Expiration:                -
Last Written:                   -
Last Read:                      -
Robot Type:                     TLD
Robot Control Host:             netbackup
Robot Number:                   0
Slot:                           37
Side/Face:                      -
Cleanings Remaining:            -
Number of Mounts:               131
Maximum Mounts Allowed:         0
Media Status:                   ACTIVE
Kilobytes:                      0
Images:                         0
Valid Images:                   0
Retention Period:               -
Number of Restores:             0
Optical Header Size Bytes:      0
Optical Sector Size Bytes:      0
Optical Partition Size Bytes:   0
Last Header Offset:             0
Adamm Guid:                     00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000
Rsm Guid:                       00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000
Origin Host:                    netbackup
Master Host:                    netbackup
Server Group:                   -
Upgrade Conflicts Flag:
Pool Number:                    3
Volume Pool:                    CatalogBackup
Previous Pool Name:             -
Vault Flags:                    -
Vault Container:                -
Vault Name:                     -
Vault Slot:                     -
Session ID:                     -
Date Vaulted:                   -
Return Date:                    -

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magteix's picture

I already reset to never expiry with the following command:

vmchange -exp 0 -m 0200L3

Thanks :)

Andy Welburn's picture

Have marked solution.

You can also do this via the GUI ....