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Question about Freezing/Unfreezing Media

Created: 04 Nov 2013 • Updated: 04 Nov 2013 | 3 comments
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Hello,

I had a question on freezing/unfreezing media that I haven't been able to find an answer on, but I'm hoping someone here will know:

Do you need to have the actual tape in the robot/drive to either freeze/unfreeze the media?  I didn't know if the process of freezing/unfreezing sets some kind of flag on the actual phyical tape, or if it sets a flag in the media DB.

Thanks!

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mph999's picture

No, the setting is made in the media database.

Martin

 

Regards,  Martin
 
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Balaji RT's picture

You dont need the tapes in the library to freeze them. You can freeze the assigned tapes even when they are not in the library and your EMM DB gets updated.