system smtape continue
Continue SMTape session waiting at the end of tape
Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.
This command continues the SMTape backup and restore operations using the specified tape device. You can use this command when an SMTape operation has reached the end of current tape and is in the wait state to write to or read from a new tape.
If a tape device is not specified, the original tape device will be used.
User has to make sure that the correct tape media is inserted in the device and positioned appropriately before issuing this command.
[-tape </node_name/tape_device>]- Tape Name
Use this parameter to specify the name of the tape device which is used for this SMTape operation. The format of the tape device name is /
node_nameis the name of the cluster node owning the tape and
tape_deviceis the name of the tape device.
-session <Sequence Number>- Session Identifier
Use this parameter to specify the session identifier for the SMTape backup or restore operations.
Continues an SMTape session having session ID
20 on tape device
rst0a on the node
node1 in the cluster.
cluster1::> system smtape continue -session 20 -tape /node1/rst0a continue on session 20 succeeded
The following example continues session
40 on the same tape device that was being used by the session.
cluster1::> system smtape continue -session 40 continue on session 40 succeeded