Is there a way to change an expiration date of a file that was archived almost a year ago? We don't want it to expire until later in 2017.
Yes, use the CHANGE FILE command to change characteristics of archived files.
This command lets you change:
You can change files that have already been successfully archived, or files that have been scheduled to be copied directly to the TAPE storage area.
The CHANGE command is documented in VM:Archiver's Command Reference which can be accessed at