IBM VTS tapes are not using their full capacity.

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Article ID: 50480

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Products

CA Mainframe VM Product Manager CA VM:Manager Suite for Linux on System z CA VM:Manager Suite for z/VM VM SUITE CA VM:Tape for z/VM

Issue/Introduction

Description:

These virtual tapes are able to hold 4 GB. We are barely able to get one DASD volume on one tape.

Solution:

The tapes in the VTS were set to a capacity of 800 MB and VM:Tape was just issuing the correct MODESET which does not indicate a VM:Tape problem.

Environment

Release:
Component: VMT