Project

General

Profile

Details of MC backup

FTS and SAM

MC files will be catalogued into SAM and moved to tape automatically with the FTS beginning with S11.11.16. Root files are moved into a dropbox (/nova/data/mc/in_progress) with metadata. These file are then move to their final location on disk, backed up to tape and cataloged into SAM.

Status of the FTS is available at http://novasamgpvm01.fnal.gov:8888/fts/status

h2.Release put through FTS
S12-11-16 (Full)
S12.06.17 (Processing)
S12-10-04 (Processing)
S12.02.14 (Processing)
S12.06.17 MDC daq (Processing)

Storage of legacy MC files

The following MC files are currently stored on Enstore:
S11.04.09
S10.01.13
S11.06.14
geant_physics_list_study
development_04November2010
S10.12.02
S10.11.14
S10.12.20
S11.07.27
S11.04.30
nas-pool

Each directory was broken into 8gb archival files using:

tar -C /bluearc/nova/data/mc/ -cvzf - ./$1/ | split -a 5 -b 8000000000 - nova-mc-$1-

To recover this data one must cache ALL files from the directory, cat them, then untar.