Vault can eject and track
media that was not created by NetBackup if the media are managed by
Media Manager. Vault uses a eject notify script to add valid media
IDs to the eject list. Vault ejects that media if you add the
volume pool in which that media resides to the Offsite Volume Pools
list on the Eject tab of the Profile dialog box.
Vault assigns vendor slot
or container IDs to the media. Those media appear on the Picking
List for Robot and Picking List for Vault reports. Vault ejects
notify script media even if no other media are selected for
ejection by the Vault profile.
Notify script templates
are provided with Vault. The following procedure documents how to
copy and modify the vlt_ejectlist_notify script.The scripts include
information about how to modify and test them.
To vault non NetBackup media managed by media
Copy the vlt_ejectlist_notify script and name it
appropriately (that is, add the appropriate extension to the
Edit the script as follows:
Add the media IDs of the non NetBackup media that
you want to eject.
Add a vltoffsitemedia
command and use the vltreturn option
to set a date to recall the media from the vault.
The script runs the
vltoffsitemedia command(s) and assign
the expiration date(s). The media appears on the Picking List for
Vault on the date it expires.
Place the script in the
NetBackup bin directory.
Configure a Vault profile
so that it includes the volume pool in which the media are assigned
in the Off-site Volume Pools list on the Eject tab of the Profile dialog box.
When the profile runs and
if the script runs successfully, the media ejects.
See the NetBackup Commands manual for information about the
See also, "Using
NetBackup Commands" in the NetBackup Administration Console