BACKING UP TO ALL DEVICES
AND MO DRIVE INFO


This information is not comprehensive and should be used with the most up to date
information from the manufacturer.
Before anything else - backup the HD
     EXEC-UPDAT:BP(A1,V1,T1 etc),ALL;

APS BACKUP TO TAPE AND DAT

TAPE DRIVE
     ACT-RTAPE:":CT:*",C;
     DUMP-APS:":C:",C,DB;
     DEA-RTAPE:C:;

DAT DRIVE
     ACT-RTAPE:":DT:*",D;
     DUMP-APS:":D:",C,DB;
     DEA-RTAPE:D:;

MO DRIVE - NON DUALLED

First check to see if the MO is dualling. This is self evident during an UPDAT as the MO will also operate at the same time as the HD. If so go to next section.
If a MO is blocked by dependability (dis-DDSM) use cha-DSSM to block it by AMO.


TO ACTIVATE MO
     THE DISC SHOULD BE BLOCKED BY AMO (DIS-DDSM)
     ACT-DSSM:A1,6;

TO DUMP TO MO
     DUMP-APS:":MO:/",,DB; (or PS)
     If asked whether you wish to overwrite the directory file - yes

TO DEACTIVATE MO
     DEA-DSSM:A1,6;

MO DRIVE - DUALLED

To back up a dualled drive first do an UPDAT as above and then REGEN, but do not copy the REGEN file to the MO as it will be automatically saved to the MO.

     
	EXEC-UPDAT:BP(A1,V1,T1 etc),ALL;
	REGEN - BUT DO NOT COPY TO THE MO
	DEA-DSSM:A1,6;
	INSERT MO BACKUP DISC
	ACT-DSSM:A1,6;
	MO AUTOMATICALLY BACKS UP - LEAVE THIS MO IN SYSTEM
	THE OLD MO IS NOW THE BACKUP - PUT SOMEWHERE SAFE

REGENERATING TO DISC
     DIS-VEGAS;
     Both SWU and ADS must be regenerated.
     If the STATUS is FREE then a new regen can take place.
     If the STATUS is FINISH then the regen will have to be deleted first.

eg first line of old regen reads e.g.
SWU:L31725E0005X00001 REGEN P30252B0011A60304 15.03.95 14:29 BOB FINISH

To delete this regen
     DEL-VEGAS:SWU,L31725E0005X00001,REGEN,BOB;
     DEL-VEGAS:ADS,L31725E0005X00001,REGEN,BOB;

To regen the system first reserve VEGAS
     CHA-VEGAS:SWU,PANDOTOCTRD150797,REGEN,JIM;
     CHA-VEGAS:ADS,PANDOTOCTRD150797,REGEN,JIM;

The system number must be 17 letters long, the last 6 being the date, the remaining 
11 being the customers name. The user code must NOT exceed 7 letters and this should 
be the name of the engineer completing the regen.

Now regen the switch
     STA-REGEN:"JIM","PANDOTOCTRD150797",N,,,,,,SWU;
     STA-REGEN:"JIM","PANDOTOCTRD150797",N,,,,,,ADS;

This process makes files called:-
":PAS:PANDOT/OCTRD150797/RE/SWU" and ":PAS:PANDOT/OCTRD150797/RE/ADS"
IF A DUALLED SYSTEM - STOP AT THIS POINT!

To check
     STA-INFO:":PAS:*/*/RE/*",S;

Next copy both the regen files (SWU & ADS) to the Tape or MO  i.e.
TAPE STA-COPY:":PAS:PANDOT/OCTRD150797/RE/SWU",":C:150797/RE/SWU",;
MO   STA-COPY:":PAS:PANDOT/OCTRD150797/RE/SWU",":MO:150797/RE/SWU",;


To list the REGEN onto your computer:

STA-LIST
	FILENAME=":PAS:[1st 6 of sys id]/[last 11 of sys id]/RE/SWU/ADS"
	FORMAT=T;

When complete, edit the file in VEDIT. (CTRL N = )
eg sta-list:":PAS:NATION/ALGAR020502/RE/SWU",,,t;

INITIALISING A TAPE
     STA-TINIT:":A1C6A:XXXXXX/XXXXXX";
     The XXXXXX/XXXXXX is the name of the tape

MO DISC - DUALLING

Always disable MO dualling if working on a MO.  If updating the software 
be very carefull and check with support.

     DIS-DDSM:A1;  to see if dualling is running.
If dualled and active
     SYNCHRON will be showing.
     Controller 1 will be function: MASTER
     Controller 6 will be function: SLAVE
     Make a note of what partitions are active

To stop dualling - deactivate the active partitions
     DEA-DDRSM:A1,6,E;
     DEA-DDRSM:A1,6,F;
     DEA-DDRSM:A1,6,G;
     DEA-DDRSM:A1,6,H;

     DIS-DDSM:A1;   all partitions on the MO (controller 6) should now be
		    blocked

To activate dualling - activate the all the needed partitions
     ACT-DDRSM:A1,1,E,6,E,Y;
     ACT-DDRSM:A1,1,F,6,F,Y;
     ACT-DDRSM:A1,1,G,6,G,Y;
     ACT-DDRSM:A1,1,H,6,H,Y;

WARNING !!!!!
     IF YOU DEACTIVATE BOTH DEVICES (MAYBE WHILST CHANGING A HD) 
     THEN THE FIRST TO BE ACTIVATED WILL BE THE MASTER.
     ALWAYS ACTIVATE THE HD FIRST!

MO DISC - INITIALISATION AND FORMATTING

TO FORMAT AND INITIALISE A MO DISC
     DEA-DSSM:A1,6;
     STA-FORM:A1,":A1H61:",Y;      This takes at least 10 minutes
     STA-INIT:A1,":A1H61:";
     CHA-DSSM:A1,6;
     ACT-DSSM:A1,6;

On V3.5 or later systems try a STA-INIT without the STA-FORM, it usually works a treat!

ADDING A MO DRIVE

     ADD-DCSM:A1,6,HD,"MOD  "; The two spaces after MOD are very important
     ADD-DASM:A1,6,160&3309,4096&512
     ADD-DLSM:A1,6,F,":MO:"&":XT:";


SOFT RESTART

    EXE-REST:UNIT,A1,SOFT;

DELETING VEGAS FILES

    STA-DEL:":PAS:VEGAS/DATEI";

QUICK LIST
SPEED DIAL = ZRNGZ
DEACTIVATING DRIVES = DSSM
LISTING DRIVES = DDSM
DEACTIVATING LINKS etc = LSSM
IDENTIFYING PORTS = SDSU

COPING PATCHES TO DISC

    STA-COPY:":PDS:PATCH/DIR/*/",":C:PATCH/DIR/*";

    STA-COPY:":PDS:PATCH/*",":C:PATCH/*";

LISTING FILES

	STA-INFO:":PDS:/",S;
Lists all files in the PDS area - switch off duaLling first as this 
reduces the time taken to read the files as it looks at the MO as well.

	PDS:/OPT - directory with optional patches
	PDS:/APSP - LTG or LCU directories with loadware files

	STA-LIST - gives all the information on one file only.

i.e.  STA-LIST:":PAS:HENDSL/IEGHI150402/RE/SWU",,,T,;  swu regen file
 
 
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