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FAQ: how to solve the problem that we can’t configure the IP replication of deleting repeated data in magnetic tape

Publication Date:  2012-10-10 Views:  129 Downloads:  0

Issue Description

In a site, two VTL 6000 have IP replication, it warns error and can’t create when configure repeat data and delete IP replication.

Alarm Information


Handling Process

Please make sure these three steps are correct:
1. Install iscsi inititator software.
2. Open the delete repeated data function in two sides.
3. Add replication target in repeated data delete policy.

Root Cause

The function of deleting repeated data in magnetic tape is using iSCSI type, and has two steps in replication. The first is copying VIT magnetic tape, then copy SIR data. So we require the VTL far end must open the delete repeated data and iscsi function.