Table B-1 provides a brief introduction to the man pages for commands used to administer and operate OpenVault. Refer to the man page itself for a complete description of options and usage information.
Man pages with a 1M designation on IRIX systems are designated by an 8 on SGI ProPack for Linux systems. For example, ov_app.1m on IRIX systems is ov_app.8 on SGI ProPack for Linux systems.
Table B-1. OpenVault Man Pages
Script for configuring OpenVault.
Adds, removes, or lists applications.
Allows entry or modification of cartridge information (PCL, cartridge group, attributes, and so forth).
Adds or removes cartridge groups, and sets or modifies group priority and access permissions.
Manages OpenVault cartridge types.
Displays drive and cartridge use statistics.
Adds, removes, or lists drives.
Adds or removes drive groups, and sets or modifies group priority and access permissions.
Ejects cartridges from library, by location or by cart ID.
Brings cartridges under OpenVault management.
Injects cartridges into a library--the library loading port opens so the operator can insert a cartridge.
Adds, removes, or lists libraries.
Provides cartridge status, including cartridge type, state, location, group, association with application, partition and volume mapping, and so forth.
Provides volume status, including names, partitions, association with application, and containing cart ID.
Mounts a cartridge in preparation for read or write by an application. Options specify cart ID and a particular drive, media side, partition, volume, or application.
Administers the message system. Allows for listing and deleting messages, and setting levels or limits.
Sets or modifies media partition information to prepare for volume setup. Information includes partition name, side, partition size, whether allocatable, and so forth.
Displays running OpenVault processes.
Removes the catalog entry for the cartridge. This should be used only when a cartridge is to be destroyed.
Makes unused cartridges available for reuse.
Provides information about devices on the host.
Shuts down and restarts OpenVault.
Manages OpenVault slot types.
Starts OpenVault components.
Provides status about OpenVault servers and components, including up or down state, configuration information, slot maps of libraries, application registration status, task queues, missing DCP and LCP software, and so forth.
Stops OpenVault components.
Sets or retrieves information from the system table for system-level control.
Removes a task request from the server task queue.
User mount shell. Allows users to access media managed by the OpenVault media management system.
Unmounts cartridge from a drive. Options specify cart ID and a drive, media side, partition, volume, or application.
Allows entry or modification of volume information, including volume name, associated application, attribute name/value pairs, and so forth.