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Share tape drives between two iSeries'

Is it possible to share tape drives between two iSeries'? I have a 9402 and a 400 with 8 GB mm tape drive and an iSeries 270 with QIC tape drive. I want to use this 8 GBps mm tape drive from the iSeries 270 terminal. How can I make this work?

As long as you have a physical connection from both systems to the tape drive, you can share the device. You will need to VARY OFF the device on the system that is not using it so that you can VARY ON the device on the system that will use it.

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