[OpenAFS] List of expired tapes

Kevin Godby godbyk@scl.ameslab.gov
Fri, 17 Jun 2005 16:48:34 -0500

Steve Devine wrote:

> Kevin Godby wrote:
>> Hello.
>> I'm using AFS' backup programs and have a bunch of tapes on the shelf 
>> that I know nothing about (aside from their labels).  Is there an 
>> easy way to determine which of these tapes are expired and may be 
>> safely reused?
> If you try to use them in a dump the backup database will declare them 
> "not expired" if they are still within your backup expiration window. 
> You can put them in and use scantape to see whats on them.
> Or you can nuke 'em with a Bulk eraser.
> /sd
Is there any way to query the database for a complete list of 
known-expired tapes?

Kevin Godby  <godbyk@scl.ameslab.gov>