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MagTapes

Magnetic tape drives.

Synopsis

[MagTapes]   Name=a

Description

Each entry provides a value that defines a magtape drive.

  • Name—Name of this magtape drive.

  • a—The pathname to the device in the system. This string may be up to 128 characters long.

Examples

The following are some sample [MagTapes] sections on various platforms:

  • On Windows:

    [MagTapes]
    47~\\.\TAPE0
    48~\\.\TAPE1
    57~\\.\TAPE0
    58~\\.\TAPE1
    
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  • On UNIX® or Linux:

    [MagTapes]
    47=/dev/st0
    48=/dev/st1
    49=/dev/st0l
    50=/dev/st1l
    51=/dev/st0a
    52=/dev/st1a
    
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Range of Values

As described above.

Management Portal

On the page System Administration > Configuration > Device Settings > Magnetic Tape Devices is a list of existing magnetic tape devices. Select Create New Mag Tape, Edit, or Delete to modify the list.