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
S12.06.17 MDC daq (Processing)
Storage of legacy MC files¶
The following MC files are currently stored on Enstore:
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.