Exchanging a volume and using a new media ID

Use this procedure when the follow are true:

Table: Exchange a volume and using a new media ID



Move the volume to another location

If the volume is in a robotic library, remove it from the robotic library and move it to a stand-alone group.

See About moving volumes.

Add a new volume or move an existing volume in as a replacement for the volume you removed.

If you add a new volume, specify a new media ID. Specify the same values for the other attributes as the removed volume (such as robotic residence, volume pool, and the media type).

See About adding volumes.

Physically replace the old volume.

Do not delete the old volume in case you need to retrieve the data on the volume.

Beyond the scope of the NetBackup documentation.