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how to make an identical copy of a tape?

 
QingYang Kong
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how to make an identical copy of a tape?

hi, i'm using data protector express 3.10-sp4, and hp 1x8 G2 autoloader.
how can i copy one tape to another? thanks
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TapeDrive Killer 1 2
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Re: how to make an identical copy of a tape?

First upgrade to 3.5sp2
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=1144272&prodNameId=1144275&swEnvOID=1005&swLang=13&mode=2&taskId=135&swItem=co-58946-1

Then Create a D2D device with cartridges the same size as the autoloader

Finally copy from tape to Virtual Library and then from virtual library to new tape.

Pablo Alvarado Siles
Pablo Alv Siles
QingYang Kong
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Re: how to make an identical copy of a tape?

hi, i'm using linux version, would you send me another link? thanks
TapeDrive Killer 1 2
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TapeDrive Killer 1 2
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Re: how to make an identical copy of a tape?

Did everything work ?
Pablo Alv Siles
QingYang Kong
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Re: how to make an identical copy of a tape?

hi
i'm using single server edition, and the virtual library doesn't allow me to create a storage more than 100G, and my cartridges is 200G, so it's still not working yet. thanks for your help
TapeDrive Killer 1 2
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Re: how to make an identical copy of a tape?

Then you will need to install DPE evaluation License run a import media job then copy media.

Pablo Alvarado Siles
Pablo Alv Siles
QingYang Kong
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Re: how to make an identical copy of a tape?

how long this evaluation license i can use?if i need a permenent license, which license i should looking for, and how much it will be? thanks
TapeDrive Killer 1 2
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Re: how to make an identical copy of a tape?

Evaluation License last 60 days

Here is a link for DPE
http://h18006.www1.hp.com/products/storage/software/datapexp/index.html

you will not only need the base license but the D2any2any as well

Pablo Alvarado Siles
Pablo Alv Siles