Veritas Hints

Hints for using Veritas products

Veritas NetBackup for UNIX
How do I recycle tapes early that have not expired?
In Veritas home, /usr/openv/netbackup/ you will find directory

Run ./bin/goodies/available_tapes

Check the tapes you want to recycle by volume name.
Change the expiration date to in the past.
... Here I like to get out and make sure the changes
... are committed, but that may be overkill.
Change it back to the future to the appropriate date.

now run ./admin
... no this isn't complete, but I left my notes in the server room...